Analysis Of A Good Man Is Hard To Find

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“A Good Man is Hard to find": Who's the Real Misfit? "A Good Man is Hard to find" (written in 1953), without a doubt is also her most shocking. This story is full of suspense and at the same time disturbing, the author makes the readers’ questions the good and evil, morality and immorality, and faith and doubts.

Ashley Hall
Author: Flannery O'Connor 06/11/2017

The grandmother didn't want to go to Florida. She wanted to visit some of her connections in east Tennessee and she was seizing at every chance to change Bailey's mind. Bailey was the son she lived with, her only boy. He was sitting on the edge of his chair at the table, bent over the orange sports section of the Journal. "Now look here, Bailey," she said, "see here, read this," and she stood with one hand on her thin hip and the other rattling the newspaper at his bald head. "Here this fellow that calls himself The Misfit is a loose from the Federal Pen and headed toward Florida and you read here what it says he did to these people. Just you read it. I wouldn't take my children in any direction with a criminal like that a loose in it. I couldn't answer to my conscience if I did." (Flannery O’Connor) “A Good Man is Hard to find"
"A Good Man Is Hard to find" is a great short story and the author did a great job going into details and also making a great point in this short story. The author, Flannery O’ Connor wrote converted this story from the family going on a family trip and enjoying themselves

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