Literary Analysis Of The Grandmother In A Good Man Is Hard To Find

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Throughout “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”, a half of the content describes a family traveling. O’Connor describes grandmother a lot in the story. The grandmother is a humorously themed character reflected on her travel clothes such as “the grandmother had on a navy blue straw sailor hat with a bunch of white violets on the brim and a navy blue dress with a small white dot in the print.” The grandmother’s hypocrisy reflect in dress and manner. The grandmother wants to show her the identity of the nobility ladies. Before the family died, the story focus on the grandmother. In the grandmother’s thinking and behavior, she can not forget her past dream. The grandmother is a tradition representatives of southern, and is a addicts in the wonderful past. The grandmother …show more content…
When the family faced in danger of being killed, no one think of god. Only the grandmother say something to pray Christ in order to avoid being killed. Firstly, the grandmother said Misfit is a good man, advised Misfit to pray Christ, and tried to use money to buy him. When the grandmother listening to the Misfit’s comments about the Jesus, she begin to doubt the Christ. The grandmother "suddenly awake head” in front of the shot. The "awake" implies the original concept collapses. The grandmother realize she is not better than others. Through the grandmother death, Misfit realized there are no real pleasure in life. The grandmother is the main characters in “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.” The grandmother’s image behaviors reflects her selfishness and hypocritical personality. The story embodies O ‘Connor’ 's feminism and religious sense. The grandmother’s hypocritical character and her wallow in the wonderful past, that caused the family’s tragedy. As the change of the story, the grandmother 's religious consciousness gradually strengthened. The grandmother suddenly sober before death, and she got salvation after he

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