A Good Man Is Hard For Find And Revelation, By Flannery O ' Connor

1387 Words Mar 8th, 2016 6 Pages
Some people go through life with the preconceived notion that they are better than everyone else. They base their opinions on the way people look and how they act. Some people believe that if they have more material things than another person, that makes them superior. These narcissistic individuals are only concerned with the popularity and superiority that they have on this Earth, but they fail to realize eventually we will all be the same: a pile of skull and bones six feet under. No matter a person 's race, attractiveness, social or financial class, every single human being will be the same in the end. God is the number one ruler and only He can judge us. American writer, Flannery O’Connor, makes known in her short stories, “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” and “Revelation,” “that the meaning of life is centered in people 's Redemption by Christ” (Shinn 59). In both stories, the main characters believe that they are superior to everyone else. The main characters face violent or traumatizing situations or events that push them into a moment of crisis that awakens or changes their faith and in the end God grants them grace.
In O’Connor’s short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” the idea that the meaning of life is centered in people 's redemption by Christ is the most important message to me. The two main characters, the grandmother and the Misfit, both hoard many flaws and sins. However, they both receive grace in this story despite their wrong doings. The grandmother is an…
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