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"The Turkey"
Author Flannery O'Connor
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Southern Gothic
Published in Mademoiselle
Publication type Magazine
Publication date November 1948

"The Turkey" is an early short story by the American author Flannery O'Connor. It is one of the six stories included in O'Connor's 1947 master's thesis The Geranium: A Collection of Short Stories and was published in Mademoiselle in 1948 as "The Capture." It later appeared in the 1971 collection The Complete Stories and a modified version appeared in her Complete Works in 1988 as An Afternoon in the Woods.

The story involves a boy chasing and capturing an injured turkey, which is taken from him before he can bring it back to his family. The story has a Christian theme and deals with the boy's sinful motivations.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard Giannone, Flannery O'Connor, hermit novelist (University of Illinois Press, 2000)

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:48:45 -0700

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:03:45 -0700

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:37:30 -0700

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