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Flannery Oconnor Story

Honey Boo Boo As A Fictional Character

Jonathan Rogers | Posted 12.18.2012 | Books
Jonathan Rogers

Are Honey Boo Boo and her family like something out of Flannery O'Connor? Perhaps they are. But so are those of us who gawk at them from the safety of our judgment seats. The central figure in O'Connor's fiction, as it turns out, is neither the freak nor the felon, but the Pharisee.