Analysis Of A Good Man By Mary Flannery O Connor
Mary Flannery O’Connor known as Flannery O’Connor was born a Roman Catholic in Savannah, Georgia on March 25, 1925. O’Connor parents are Regina Cline and Edward F. O’Connor. She lived there until the family moved to Milledgeville, Georgia (Werlock). O’Connor lost her father to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus at the age of fifteen (Gordan). She achieves the master program in creative writing. She is an influential American Poet and essayist in history. O’Connor insists that her Christian viewpoints of human life and destiny dominates all her writing (Johnson). She first published in 1953. O’Connor died in Baldwin County Hospital, on August 3,1964, from a fibroid tumor reactivating her lupus. Many of Flannery O’Connor short …show more content…
. .” to reflect on the grandmother who is a manipulative and judgmental person. The beginning of the short story does for tale the family violent death. The grandmother fears the Misfit in the first paragraph of the story. The grandmother tries to use the fear to manipulate her family to go to Tennessee versus Florida. The Misfit is the character who does the violent actions in the short story. The Misfit is a mass murder that does not have a common family. The Misfit does not relate to the grandmother and her family dynamic. The Misfit has already lost his family. The grandmother tries to use family to change the Misfit mind about kill her. The grandmother with her being so easy to judge him at the begin does not judge the Misfit but reach out to him. The Misfit does engage in conversation with the grandmother. The Misfit rejects the grandmother calling her one of her babies by shooting the grandmother.
O’Connor focuses on religion in this short story focuses on the universal need for grace and hope of Jesus Christ. When she introduces the grandmother that has selfish standards and faced with a situation with a hopeless outcome. The grandmother in “A Good Man . . .” use religion to connect with the Misfit. The Misfit is a mass murderer that the grandmother warns the family about from the beginning. The grandmother is trying to help the Misfit see himself as good for the sake of her life. The Misfit …show more content…
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