Theme Of Love In A Good Man Is Hard To Find By Flannery O Connor

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Love is a sweet and pure music to one’s ear yet a bitter sound to another. For some people, being loved and give love can be as easy and natural as for the sun to rise every morning. Though for others it can be as difficult as walking through the strongest storm trying to not fall. Love is the most striking characteristic in the stories because it’s real; it pertains to the real world. In the book, ‘A Good Man Is Hard To Find’ written by Flannery O’Connor we face with multiple characters who experience love on different levels. One character has a fear of love, another experiences hopeless love and the third one has a prideful love. The main theme is that all three characters experience such a positive and beautiful feeling in such a negative way. If people were asked the meaning of love they would have their own definitions based on their own experiences. People who only …show more content…
Definition probably would be similar to, “Love is when you care and cared for no matter what.”Flannery O'Connor lost her father as a teenager. She felt devastated yet she didn't give up. Flannery became a successful cartoonist and writer. Flannery includes a lot of religion in her stories so I assume that she is very religious. She probably would use a definition of love on religious aspect such as “Love is patient, love is kind, love is...:” (1 Corinthians 13:4-8). People though who knew nothing in their lives but neglect and poor treatment probably would describe love as something very unpleasant or might not even say anything at all because of the fear of love. In the short story, “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” a character nicknamed Misfit would be one of the people who would be having fear of love. Misfit is a nickname that actually speaks for itself. He does not feel like he

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