An archetype is a reoccurring image, symbol, character or situation used to express a universal concept. The journey archetype is one of the most frequently used. It sends a character, whether they know or are unknowingly sent, to search for the truth of a piece of information in their life. That journey includes a series of trials and tribulations for the character to face in order to gain a grasp as to why they are on this ...
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...ut, touched The Misfit’s shoulder and he shot her three times. When Bobby Lee and Hiram returned, the grandmother was laying in a puddle of blood looking up at a cloudless sky with a smile on her face. The Misfit says, “She would of been a good woman if there had been somebody there to shoot her every minute of her life.”
In the end, before her death, the grandmother realizes that the only real “Good Man” who was so hard to find, is Jesus. It is possible to find Him, but it took a faith journey that nobody expected to take, including herself. She had to dump all of her manipulative, self-absorbed manners, as well as her focus on class and external showings of her Christian beliefs. In exchange for all of her worldly effects, she received the grace that she had been searching for her whole life. In the end, the grandmother received her Grace and went on to Paradise.
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