Essay about Literary Elements Of A Good Man

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Since the dawn of time humans have judge other humans. We all have heard the cliché, “you can’t judge a book by its cover”; then why do humans insist on judging one another? In “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” the author characters mainly judge one another on appearances. While the story “Young “Goodman Brown” characters are judge based on religion. Religion and appearances, I feel are the two things that gets judge quite often. The purpose of this paper is to assess the two story based on certain factors such as the types of literary elements which as irony, foreshadowing, and way the characters judge based on religion or appearances.
A good example of irony that can be find in “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” is in the names of the daughter, June Star. June Stare is the little girl who, in the story is no gold stare. June Star is a little girl who thinks she is a princess. But in reality, June Star is a spoiled rotten child that is selfish and stock up. One come to realize this in the begin of the story by the way June talks to her grandmother, June says “she wouldn’t stay at home for a million bucks, afraid she’d miss something. She has to go everywhere we go. As the grandmother tries to correct this bad behavior by stating, “just remember that the next time you want me to curl your hair” 231. June replies smugly, that her hair is naturally curly. We run into irony with the grandmother how views herself as the righteous person in the family that she can’t notice her own wrong…

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