A Good Man Is Hard To Find Analysis

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“A Good Man Is Hard to Find” was written by Flannery O’Connor. Flannery O'Connor was an American writer and essayist. O’Connor is mainly known for her short stories and the short story that she is mainly known for is “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” which was published in 1953. In O’Connor’s short story, “A Good Man is hard to find” shows us about the character’s religious beliefs and the outcome of a grandmother’s selfishness.
Flannery O’Connor was from Savannah, Georgia. Due to being born in the south side of the United States, she chose to set most of her stories in the southern setting. Since being a Catholic, O’Connor mostly wrote in religious themes. “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” has a lot of religious marks in the story.
Flannery O’Connor brings up a lot of religious remarks, but she brings up most of them at the end of the story when the grandmother begs for her life. The grandmother tries to make the situation better by stating “I know you’re a good man. You don’t look a bit like you have common blood. I know you must come from nice people” (O’Connor 68). At this point of the story since the other family members were being taken for their execution and she was having conversation with the Misfit. The Misfit say’s “God never made a finer woman than my mother and my daddy’s heart was pure gold” (68). This is where O’Connor brings up how God made the Misfit’s mother such a fine woman and gave a pure heart to his dad, but made the son a killer.
Once again the grandmother
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