Is Misfit Sympathetic Character

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Do you think Misfit is sympathetic character ? In the story “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” author Flannery O’Connor tells us a fictional story about a guy who calls himself a Misfit and a family. This story takes place in between Georgia and Tennessee. They had an accident and there car fell in the ditch. The story is enjoyable for its humorous portrayal of a family embarking on a vacation; O'Connor has been unforgiving in her portrayal of these characters. Misfit can be determine as sympathetic because he was wrongly punished, he had no other option than killing the family and polite and well mannered. Firstly, Misfit was wrongly accused for killing his father and was punished and sent to jail. I think Misfit did not killed his father because if he did he would remember it. He asks for the proof and paper work from cops but they did not show him. By this I think that Misfit was right and he didn’t killed his father and if he did why didn’t the cops showed him the evidence. He was wrongly accused and the evidence were fake. “It was a head doctor at penitentiary said that I killed my dad but I know that’s lie ”. (page 234) .Misfit says that he knows that his dad died because of flu. So, he was punished wrongly. He says, “I found out the crime don’t matter. You can do one thing or you can do another, kill a man, because sooner or later you’re going to forget what it was you done and just punished for it” (page 235). Here he says that weather you kill people or take tire of car you will be punished anyway and when you will be punished you will forgot what you did and will be punished for no reason. Secondly, Misfit was forced to kill the family because they recognized him and he was scared that if he leaves them they will call cops. He didn’t wanted to the killings , but circumstances made him do the killings. He wanted to help them because they had an accident
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