Book Report On A Good Man Is Hard To Find

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A Good Man Is Hard To Find. In the beginning of the story the grandmother was very tense and judgmental. She tried convincing everyone why it wasn’t safe to go on the road trip but she still continued to tag along anyways. The grandmother seemed to not have the best relationship with her grandkids in the story. She was very worried and controlling when it came to going to a town with a crazy murderer on the loose. So the grandmother went along with everybody on their road trip to Florida. In the story the family had a car accident leaving them stranded, but when someone came to help it wasn’t nearly what they expected. The Misfit and his gang come upon the grandmother and her family as if he was coming to help them out. The reader notices the misfit was quite older than the boys in his gang; maybe as old as the grandmother. At this point, the grandmother believes he is someone she may know, that perhaps she "had known him all her life." This quote points out that they do seem to have some similarities and perhaps the Misfit in some ways represents what the grandmother could have been if she had …show more content…
The Misfit and the grandmother are similar when they are both talking to each other. She feels like she knows what he is going through and that maybe deep down he isn’t really cold hearted as he seems. The Misfit almost fells pity for the old woman but not enough to save her life. When it comes to hard times and being held at a life or death situation the grandmother becomes a totally different person than she was at the beginning of the story. The grandmother is a hypocrite in the ending of the story but in the beginning she comes off as a strong lady. The Misfit and the grandmother are both very vile in their own ways which makes them more unalike then they are alike. She believes the Misfit would never kill such a lady, but she isn’t all that she tries to

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