A Good Man Is Hard For Find By Flannery O ' Connor Essay

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A Good Man Is Hard To Find Flannery O’Connor In Flannery O’Connor’s [“]A Good Man is Hard to Find,[“] there exist the characters whose motivation or personal desires conflict with their responsibilities. This paper will focus on one specific character in the text and this is [For example,] the grandmother who undertakes to convince her son, Bailey, and his wife to take their family to a vacation in East Tennessee rather than Florida. The story revolves around the mistakes of the grandmother in leading her family to the woods in a wild goose chase in rural Georgia in search of the site of her girlhood homestead. The grandmother inadvertently causes the deaths of his son, Bailey and his family by bringing them into the hands of a tortured murderer, The Misfit. The grandmother’s behavior and actions highlights an interesting dilemma on what it means to be good in addition to putting into perspective the value of goodness when it 's merely fleeting. The grandmother hopes that the inadvertent mistake that she had done was the best decision for herself and her family as it can be viewed as an action of grace in territory held largely by the devil. This paper discusses the moral dilemma the grandmother experiences in the woods as she attempts to take her family to her favorite girlhood homestead and the conflict that arises as the grandmother leads her family to unforeseen death as they encounter the Misfit.
The grandmother considers herself as being morally superior to…

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