Analysis: A Good Man Is Hard To Find

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A woman who tends to get on everybody’s nerves and still manages to get what she wants. Who is she? The one and only grandmother from “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor. They go through so much trouble on a memory that turned out not to be accurate. One thing leads to another and all her actions led to disastrous reactions.
The author portrays her as a selfish and manipulative person. Her main priority is not the well beings of her family but of herself. As her son, grandchildren and daughter in law were taken away all she did was plea for her own life. Convincing the misfit that he should let her live because she was a lady and he was a “good boy” is all she could think to do. However at the end she does develop sympathy for the misfit for all the punishment and hardship he has been through. She repeats over and over again "You 've got good blood! I know you wouldn 't shoot a lady! I know you come from nice people! Pray! Jesus, you ought not to shoot a lady”(O’Connor). She always knows exactly what she wants and does not mind manipulating people to do it. Like she does here in the text, "There was a secret panel in this house," she said craftily, not telling the truth but wishing that she were, "and the story went that all the family silver was hidden in it when Sherman came through but it was never found..." (O’Connor).
Because the grandmother changes and grows in the story, she is a dynamic character. At the beginning of the story the bond she has with
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