5/13/2015 A Second Look at Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood
I saw the movie and read the book and thought wow, what a crazy story filled with weird characters doing strange things. Recently I’ve been reading about symbolism in literature. A discussion of symbolism in any book can sometimes be off-putting for some readers, especially if they missed the meaning. They rebut that sometimes a story is just a story. And that’s true too. But I’m talking about Flannery O’Connor now, a deeply religious person, a practicing Catholic living in the South.
So, what’s it all about?