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Similar Meanings When looking at two stories, “A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor and “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates, many similarities are seen. A possible reason for many of the similarities between the two stories is due to the fact that Oates was “inspired by O’Connor and a sophisticate reader of her fiction” (Gentry 44). O’Connor’s works were not exactly original …

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