Moralism In A Good Man Is Hard To Find

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A Good Man is Hard to Find
In Flannery O 'Connor 's short story, "A Good Man is Hard to Find", a southern family is taking a vacation to Florida, but the real journey takes place inside the family 's lives. Flannery O’Connor was known for her strong religious background, Catholicism, and used her faith as the underlying message in her works. In the story, “A Good Man is Hard to Find”. The grand mother is a prime example of this scenario. Her pathetic ploys and acts of deviance cause harm to the family throughout the story and it ends up coming back to her in the end. Many of the characters in the story think of themselves as good people based on moral codes that they stand by. The Grandmother identifies herself as having the best values. The story is noted for its religious aspects, in particular O 'Connor 's penchant for depicting salvation through a shocking, often violent experience undergone by characters who are spiritually or physically grotesque.
In the first half of “A Good Man Is Hard to Find,” O’Connor portrays two modern …show more content…

In conclusion the ending of the story depends just as much on what 's believable to you as a reader as it does on the story itself. If you believe that a miraculous moment of grace is possible, O 'Connor 's interpretation might be the most compelling one. If you don 't, you will come to your own interpretation. Whatever the case may be, there 's a lot to unpack from the ending of this story. The repetition of the gun fires heard in “A Good Man is Hard to Find” is a realistic story that deals with the believability of the character 's along with the decisions that they make that will eventually lead to the obstacles that they must face. An enriching story of religious context and an overview of the difference between saying what you want to say and acting upon what you say. Whether or not the Grandmother 's final act was an act of charity or redemption, the story still professes to be careful of what decisions are made and which ones

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