A Good Man Is Hard to Find

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A Good Man is hard to find In this paper, I will demonstrate the important roles and relationships play and how characters and settings are interrelated in the short story A Good Man is Hard to Find, focusing on the main characters in the story and the impact that their relationships have on the way they behave on the course of time in the story. The claim that I wish to make in this paper, is that relationships affect the way people interact with, not only their families, but also with other people. In the short story A Good Man is Hard to Find, the theme of relationships is very evident. The main characters in this story are the Grandmother which considers her morally superior to others by virtue of her being a lady, and she freely and frequently passes judgment on others. She claims that her conscience is a guiding force in her life. She’s the irksome woman who lives with Bailey and his family. During the family’s journey to Florida, the grandmother suggests that they visit an old house she remembers, an idea that leads to a car accident and the murder of everyone in the group. The Misfit a wanted criminal who stumbles upon the family when they crash their car in the woods, the Misfit lives by a moral code that involves murder and remorselessness, but he also spends time wondering about Jesus. Because he doesn’t know for sure whether Jesus really raised the dead, he has opted for “meanness” as a way of giving his life meaning. Her relationship with her grandchildren is one that is very strange. She expects the children to respect their elders but refuses to punish them when they say something bad about her this problem seems to stems back to the fact that her son Bailey and his wife do not punish the children. In fact, both hardly speak throughout the course of the story. This lack of attention given to the children demonstrates the fact that parents had a

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