The Misfit Quotes

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In a good man is hard to find, the book questions if a good man is really hard to find and shows that good men are often masked by unexpected people. The idea that there are very few good men and that good men can be found in the least expected people in the world is shown through the characters such as the misfit, Bailey, and the grandma.

Many good men are not the people that one would expect them to be. This is strongly shown through The Misfit. In the end of the story, the Misfit has a conversion and changes from good to bad. Being a good man isn't being strong or being masculine it is being able to change when you know you did something wrong. His attitude in the book usually shows that he doesn't regret anything. This quote expresses
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She is self centered and doesnt care about anyone else. This quote shows the old lady trying to manipulate the misfit in the last seconds of her life and trying to get him to change his mind. "Why you're one of my babies. You're one of my own children!" She doesn't care about the Misfit. All throughout the book the whole family does things to accommodate her. For example they went to Tennessee because the grandma manipulated Bailey and Bailey didn't speak up for himself.

Bailey is not a good man because he does not stand up for what he believes in or voice his opinion. It is mediocre to be passive but not when someone attacks you constantly like the way the grandma is always attacking Bailey. In this quote, the grandma was telling and trying to manipulate Bailey to go to Tennessee, and because he is a very passive person, he just ignores her and turns around. “Bailey didn't look up from his reading so she wheeled around then and faced the children's mother”
In conclusion, a good man is hard to find and can sometimes be found in the most unexpected person. The book shows that through many of its characters such as Bailey, The Misfit and the Grandma. Readers expected a good man to be found in one of the family members because the misfit and his crew were so crue. But maybe the reason good role models are so scarce in the world is because we are looking at the

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