Why The Misfit Become Sadistic

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Flannery O’Connor is an acclaimed author who is admired for her short stories which are often seen as modern day christian parables. In her short story “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” she writes about a family who is going on vacation and has the misfortune to run into a criminal who eventually murders them. This criminal is called The Misfit, and he is a victim of the disease of loneliness. The Misfit is put into a prison for a long time at some point in his past when he was young, this has affected him greatly. He was unwanted, abandoned, an uncared for while he was in the prison. He was locked away from everything and everybody apart from everyone else. This causes The Misfit to change as he was left alone. The Misfit has become sadistic
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