In the short story "A Good Man Is Hard To Find," a family of six, including the grandmother, go on a trip to Florida; this trip leads to their deaths. The author of this story, Flannery O'Connor, uses foreshadowing to give the reader certain information that leads up to the horrific killing of the family.
At the beginning of the story the grandmother is trying to convince the family not to go to
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to go the wrong direction. The events that this family went through showed the reader that they were destined to die, because no matter how many chances they had and signs they were given to turn around and save themselves they continue to drive towards their death. Although the grandmother tried to talk her way out of being killed it was too late; she lost her chance to live and had reached her final destination.