A Good Man Is Hard To Find By Flannery O Connor

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The Issues of Society Today How would you act if you flipped your car and you were in the middle of nowhere with your family? The grandmother wants to go see something that she remembered from a long time ago but shortly after asking to go, remembers that it was in another state and gets the family in a bad situation that she can never undo. Flannery O’Connor’s short story “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” demonstrates some issues and dangers of society today. The children do not have any discipline today and the way the children in this short story are acting is entirely way too inappropriate. We can see this because there are many people who are making comments about the children’s behavior. The way the people talk today is what helps them in, through, or out of situations. June Star and John Wesley are children that have no filter, no respect, and they are just downright rude. For example, June Star says “Afraid she’d miss something. She has to go everywhere we go” (O’Connor). What June Star says is very disrespectful, she should enjoy the time that she can get with her grandmother. Though, that is not how children…show more content…
In this short story Red Sam, a guy who works at The Tower where the family stops to get some barbecued sandwiches, his wife thinks June Star was undeniably cute. Red Sam’s wife even asks June Star “Would you like to come be my little girl?” (O’Connor). June Star did not like that question which causes her to say something very inappropriate. June Star said to Red Sam’s wife “No I certainly wouldn’t, I wouldn’t live in a broken-down place like this for a million bucks!” (O’Connor). Even if that is what you are thinking, it is totally inappropriate to say that to anyone, especially an adult. Saying things like June Star does can hurt someone’s feelings and hurt themselves in the future because who knows what Red Sam’s wife can
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