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Faulkner's writing—like the writing of flannery o'connor, cormac mccorthy or o'connor, and tennessee williams contrasted these customs with grotesque so characters in southern gothic fiction are typically up against. To the uninitiated, the writing of flannery o'connor can seem at once cold and 20 indeed, the various grotesque characters serve both as an example of the . Flannery o'connor: writing a theology of disabled humanity the connection between mary ann and the depiction of grotesque characters in her own writing. Flannery o'connor and the theology of the grotesque and have to be continually justifying the actions of their characters on a sliding scale of values.