The Grandmother In A Good Man Is Hard To Find

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In Flannery O'Connor’s short story, “A Good Man is Hard to Find”, the characters didn’t seem to portray any sympathy. Bailey, the grandmother's son, doesn’t show any sympathy toward his family when they were in the woods. He yelled “[h]ush! Everybody shut up…” (O'Connor 306) at his family, which showed he had no sympathy for their feelings. The grandmother, one of the main characters in “A Good Man is Hard to Find”, displays herself as a good Christian woman. However, at the end of the story she didn’t depict any characteristics of sympathy, instead she showed that she was an egotistical woman who only looked out for her own wellbeing. Her self-interest causes her to manipulate people into doing what she wants. When the family was being murdered

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