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Two people of separate interests and even of different eras can meet the same unjust fate yet lead totally different lives The following will closely scrutinize the characters of Peyton Farquhar from An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and the Grandmother from A Goodman is Hard to Find Before the fate of these characters can be discussed it must be understood what their two very defined roles in the stories were Peyton Farquhar was the diehard patriot fighting for his cause The story says he was a well-to-do planter of an old and highly respected Alabama familyp 259 He is established as a man of class with a respected heir about him He is almost made out to be the epitome for the dreamer the idealistic fool who was one for the cause as is proven in the line from the story that reads Meanwhile he did what he could No service was too humble for him to perform in aid of the Southp 259 His fate is that of his enemys will yet the writer gives him innocence On the other hand the Grandmother from the other story is not given such an air She exhibits that of a selfish and demanding person Here this fellow that calls himself The Misfit is aloose from the Federal Pen and headed toward Florida and you read what is says he did to those people Just you read it I wouldnt take my children in any direction with a criminal like that aloose in it In couldnt answer to my conscious if I didp 636 That comment sounds sincere enough but she makes it based solely on the fact that she wants to vacation elsewhere She does not want to return to Florida but to Tennessee where her friends are She is using everything she can to change her sons mind about their destination This kind of self-centered behavior is not a random occurrence as
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