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"A Good Man Is Hard To Find" by Flannery OConnor. A Literary Analysis
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ENC 1102 - 151961
19 March 2012
A Good Man Is Hard To Find
A Literary Analysis
One of O'Connor's most widely read stories "A Good Man is Hard to Find" written in 1953, without a doubt is also her most shocking. Yet is it through the story's disturbing ending that O'Connor raises fundamental questions about good and evil, morality and immorality, faith and doubt, and the particularly Southern "binaries" of black and white and Southern history and progress (Link 126).
Ever since the beginning of time, mankind has been searching for a higher power that will guide them through life, and show them the "true way". Christianity is the largest religion in Western Society, and it has functioned as a guiding rule, helping Christians for centuries to decide what is right or wrong (Bethea 246).
In Flannery O'Connor's short story "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" this theme is brought up in a rather controversial way: how should you really act as a righteous Christian, and is everything as black or white as it first may seem? According to Bryant, this is being pushed to the extreme in
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