Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find"
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This paper evaluates the title of Flannery O'Connor's book, "A Good Man is Hard to Find" from the perspective of the grandmother character in the book. More specifically, the paper analyzes the title from the grandmother's perspective of a good man and the individual's ability to find goodness from within the soul. As an example of this perspective, the paper points out that the grandmother continuously discusses the concept of a 'good man' as she views main in relation to society. When conversing with the mechanic, Red, the grandmother contends that he was taken advantage of by others because he was naturally good, and therefore, a "good man". The paper explains that this conversation suggests that a good man is one that treats others kindly and that attempts to do his utmost in order to be honorable within the social order.
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