Grace By Flannery O Connor's Grace

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Grace This story is about a family with a mother and a father end their two children. They speak African American, so it is possible they live in a ghetto. They seem to be like a typical African American family. When you read the story, you see that they talk very African-American, for example says the mother: “Shut the bloody up...” (Page 1, line 10) and the father just go back to the television watching something. The girl who we hear a lot about is called Grace. She is fourteen years old. She is not a happy girl. Her brother calls her name like “a gock” (Page one, line 16) and says that she looks like a monkey. She doesn’t like herself. When she looks at her in the mirror all she sees is a girl with ugly hair, she is stupid and an idiot. She has a dream version of herself. In her dream version she is a happy girl. She likes the way she looks and she is comfortable with her body. She is obsessed with Mrs. McIntyre. She rides on her bicycle to Mrs. McIntyre’s home and hopes that she will notice her. She wants to be seen by someone, she wants somebody’s attention. One day Grace goes in to…show more content…
McIntyre went to school with Grace’s mother. But they were never friends. It is obvious that Grace’s mother doesn’t like Mrs. McIntyre. She talks about how old she looks even though they’re the same age, and as soon as Grace starts to spend time with her, are Grace’s parents fast to say to her, that she should do something else. But Grace doesn’t want to do anything else. She really likes Mrs. McIntyre because she feels like she’s finally seen. She asks her questions about her and tries to getting to know her. And that’s what Grace wants. She wants to feel like she’s welcome somewhere, and she does at Mrs. McIntyre’s’, or Early as she can call her. Early gives her the feeling that somebody actually cares about her and wants to talk to her. She’s not used to somebody is asking her about what she wants to do, when she gets older and suddenly there’s a grownup who

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