What Is The Situational Irony In The Misfit

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rom the story, the author uses a interesting situational irony as introduction to point out the family indifferent. For example, “The grandmother didn’t want to go to Florida. She wanted to visit some of her connections in east Tennessee” (O’Connor 337). This shows that the grandmother was a selfish person. She only wanted to east Tennessee so that she used a reason “The Misfit [a crazy killer] is aloose from the Federal Pen and headed toward Florida” (O’Connor 337) to satisfy her individual wants. However, her son and son’s wife treat her indifferent throughout the narration “Bailey didn’t look up from his reading so she wheeled around then and faced the children’s mother, a young woman in slacks, whose face was as broad and innocent as a
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