What Is A Good Man Is Hard To Find

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A good man is hard to find is a saying, which some use to show their frustration from constantly meeting the wrong types of men. Only wanting to be loved some of us tend to find it in the wrong places. After a bad relationship, we begin to question is there any such thing as a good man? This brings me to a reading by Flannery O’ Connor, “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”. In this writing she uses the words “good man” several times. In this reading Flannery uses the word to express what she thought was a “good man”. In this paper the term “good man” will be broken down to see if we can find an answer to what is a good man? The words “good man” are repeated within this story as the grandmother is having a conversation with the misfit. Granny had her …show more content…
My replay would be a man who is kind and patience, a man who makes mistakes but knows how to fix those mistake, a man who knows who he is and doesn’t have to overpower someone to feel better about himself. A good man isn’t someone who randomly buys you shoes and purses; although it would be nice it isn’t what makes a man good. In this story the reason why none of those man were good men were because we didn’t know who these men really were. All we knew is what they told granny or what she read in the paper. Judging someone based on their exterior instead of the interior is kind of like judging a book by its cover. Take for an example on February 7 2009 chis brown beat one of his ex-girlfriends, Rihanna (Nudd). People didn’t believe that Chris brown would do anything such as hit a women. Because of this everyone was mad one point at Rihanna instead of Chris Brown. However, as his behavior and actions started to show who he really was people started calling him a women beater. Chris brown later apologized and begin to repair his relationship with his fans. Time went by and people started liking him again. Basically it takes time to see a person for who they really are. You can’t just be around a person for 5 minutes and know them well enough to call them a good man. Therefore, granny didn’t have any proof that any of these men were good men. She thought the misfit had a heart and had some good left in him. But she soon found out he

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