Flannery O Connor Family

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The story of “A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’ Connor, depicts a family with traits-mainly dysfunctional- some of which that can be found in many families. A family of six decided to go out on a road trip to Tennessee. The family’s trip was not as joyous as they wanted it to be. After the family had a meal, they head back to the road, heading towards a house with secret panels that the grandmother had mentioned. As the family made their way to the mysterious house, they end up having an accident. Then a group of three men spotted the family, in which two of them finished the life of the family. The grandmother was the last person to stand. She begged for mercy in order to stay alive but in the end the Misfits abruptly ended her life…show more content…
“The grandmother offered to hold the baby and the children’s mother passed him over the front seat… nothing else to do they played a game by choosing a cloud and making the other two guess what shape it suggested” (O’Conner 251). The family did not have anything better to do but spend quality time with one another. The grandmother and the children entertained themselves during the road trip more than the mother, except for Bailey because he drove. Almost every family enjoys their fun time, to laugh, and even cherish their beautiful moments. That’s what makes a family unique like any other…show more content…
'“Oh look at the cute little pickaninny!” she said and pointed to a Negro child standing in the door of a shack. “Wouldn’t that make a child standing in the door of a shack...“He probably didn’t have any,” the grandmother explained. “Little niggers in the country don’t have things like we do”' (O’Connor 251). Instead of the grandmother feeling empathy for a child living in a poor area, she ends up criticizing the child. The grandmother should care and hope that the African American child have a better life soon. Not everyone is perfect like the hypocrite grandmother. She just wanted to show that one is better than the other and the grandmother should have not made such a

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