Articles for tag: flannery o'connor, Salt of the Earth

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Flawed Humanity in Flannery O’Connor’s Good Country People

“The point is that nobody likes having salt rubbed into their wounds, even,” wrote Rebecca West, “if it is the salt of the earth” (qtd. in Oxford 430). This statement reflects the intrinsic fallacies of human nature in Flannery O’Connor’s “Good Country People. Using symbolism, O’Connor illustrates the effects of physical and psychological problems, as ...

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Idioms with Biblical Origins

Many of our common idioms are found in part or whole in the Bible. There are a number of them from the Old Testament. Eat, drink and be merry The original line from Ecclesiastes 8: 15 is: “a man has no better thing under the sun that to eat and to drink and be merry.” ...

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Popular Phrases: Origin and Meaning of “Worth One’s Salt”

Everyday we have or hear conversations containing phrases that have been used for many years. Have you ever wondered the origination and meaning of any of these phrases? I have researched the phrase “worth one’s salt” and come up with some information that I would like to share with you. I believe you will find ...

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Four Great Boston Bowling Alleys

Boston, Massachusetts is know for many things. The Boston Tea Party, Faneuil Hall, Fenway Park, Boston Harbor, The Charles River, the Back Bay and Harvard Square pull millions of tourists into ‘Bean Town’ each year. One of the things in Boston that tourists don’t flock to is bowling alleys. In all fairness, it’s understandable. Bowling ...

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Top 25 Work Songs: The MP3 Playlist for Presidential Candidates

The 2008 presidential election year seems like a fitting time to recommend an MP3 playlist honoring America’s working class people and our nation’s troops. It is highly recommended that Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and John McCain download the 25 work-related songs onto their iPods and faithfully listen to the work songs while traveling on their ...