Kara M. Lund
7 Sept (fiction)
The short story "A Good Man is Hard to Find" by Flannery O'Connor is about a family that takes a trip to Florida. The grandmother is a bitter woman who does not want to go to Florida, but the family still is going. She is bossy when she tells her son Bailey to read the article about the convict, Misfit, traveling to Florida. The grandmother
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and calls him one of her own she is forgiving him and what he is about to do because he does not know. The Misfit has helped her find God. She has shown a great triumph of mercy and grace in salvation. The grandmother attempted to appeal to the Misfit, because of her strong faith. For the grandmother soul is at pace, 'Twas grace that taught her heart to fear, And grace her fears relieved.