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The Misfit A Good Man

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1/2.The grandmother of the story is a woman who only complains about how life was when she was young as many older people tend to complain about. Throughout the story only two people are called a good man by the grandmother. One is Red Sammy whose first impression gave quite the opposite feelings as “Red Sam came in and told his wife to quit lounging on the counter and hurry up with these people's order”. Red Sammy gave an impression that working is his priority and he believes that there are no handouts in life. The grandmother believes Red Sammy is a good man because he charged young people who worked for gas they brought. The grandmother is sincere as her views on life seem to coincide with Red Sammy as they agreed on how the current state…show more content…
She only proceeds to call the misfit a good person once she figures out the man she is speaking to is indeed the misfit and in a way begs for her life by calling him a good man. The misfit is unshaken by her comments as he needs to protect himself over the lives of a whole family. 4.The misfit’s life philosophy can be described in once sentence spoked by him “because I can't make what all I done wrong fit what all I gone through in punishment”. The misfit describes how the punishment he suffered growing up will never equal the wrong he does in his life. The way misfit handles his upbringing is one of an evil man because his philosophy is flawed as he brings punishment to others even though they may have not done wrong as is the case with the family his goons murder. The family may have done no wrong but they suffered the ultimate punishment, death. 5.The misfit believes the punishment never fits the crime for himself as he uses his past punishment as a justification to commit crime. The misfit generally believes that his innocent but understands the difference between right and wrong. The misfit says that all his wrong will never fit his punishment thus proving he is doing wrong but still believes he is innocent
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