Hal Blythe and Charlie Sweet show the influence from Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales." 2. Hal Blythe and Charlie Sweet show that "A Good Man is Hard to Find," is to be found in Yeats's poems. 3. William J. Scheick compares similarities between "A Good Man is Hard to Find," and G.K. Chesterton's "Manalive."
In case of an accident, anyone seeing her dead on the highway would know at once that she was a lady” (pp. 1285-1286). The grandmother also says “You wouldn’t shoot a lady, would you? And “You don’t look like you have common blood, I know you must come from nice people.” implying that The Misfit must come from the upper class and the upper class would not do such a thing as shoot a lady. He obviously does not come from the upper class and this was simply an attempt from the grandmother to save her own life.
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When the grandmother mentions that she doesn’t want to go to Florida, her son Bailey assumes it’s because of the Misfit killer who has escaped from prison. However, in actuality, she wanted to visit other family and friends in Tennessee. Throughout the story, O’Co... ... middle of paper ... ...ood man. In A Good Man Is Hard to Find, O’Connor gives brilliant support to the theme, even going so far as stating it in the title itself. Through her creative details and intentional use of rhetoric, O’Connor strengthens the idea that the true definition of a ‘good man’ is skewed and difficult to pinpoint.