Misfit In A Good Man Is Hard To Find

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A Good Man is Hard to Find The short play of A Good Man is Hard to Find, by Flannery O’Connor. Is a good versus evil, it keeps the audience on their feet at all times. What is the Misfit about to do? Why did the grandmother try and convince the family into going to Tennessee instead of Florida? The grandmother tries to convince her son, Bailey and his wife to take the family to east Tennessee for a vacation instead of going to Florida. She in pointed a couple of facts out in an article about a Misfit, that escaped and was headed toward Florida. The grandmother also points out to her son, and wife that the children have already been to Florida, why would they need to go again? The grandson, John who was only at the age of eight, suggested…show more content…
The grandmother wears a dress and a hat with flowers on it so that others will know she is “a lady” if there’s an accident. While, in the car, John says he doesn’t like Georgia, and the grandmother chastises him for not respecting his home state. When they pass a cotton field, she says there are graves in the middle of it that belonged to the plantation and jokes that the plantation has “Gone with the Wind.” Later on, she tells a story about an old suitor, Edgar Atkins Teagarden. Teagarden brought her a watermelon every week, with the letters E.A.T on it. One week he left it on the porch and a black child ate it because he thought it said eat. The family stops at a restaurant called the Tower, owned by Red Sammy Butts. Red complains that others are undependable and untrustworthy. He goes on to explain that he recently let two men buy gasoline on credit. The grandmother tells him that he a good man for doing that. Red’s wife interrupts claiming that she does not trust anyone, including her husband Red. The grandmother then begins to wonder if they have heard about the Misfit, and Red’s wife worries that he will rob them. Red begins saying “A Good Man is Hard to Find.” Red and the grandmother cry the state of the
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