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A Good Man Is Hard To Find by Flannery OConnorA Good Man Is Hard To Find by Flannery OConnor presents many topics that can be discussed and debated Christianity is one of the main topics that influence this paper and its meaning The exploration for the meaning of the Christian faith is continuous throughout OConnors paper Christianity is filled with sin and punishment good and evil belief and unbelief but grandmother fully tells her opinion as she tries to convince The Misfit that he is a good Christian man before he kills her Foreshadowing personification and the meaning of religion are all main points affecting the reader as they interpret this storyForeshadowing is one of the most prominent elements of speech throughout the story Grandmother says in the beginning of the story I wouldnt take my children in any direction with a criminal like that a loose in it I couldnt answer to my conscience if I did OConnor 1063 This is only the beginning of grandmas ironic statements that later come true with an eerie frequency Grandmother seems not to want to go on the trip but the next morning is the first out to the car ready to go The quotation above demonstrates how the grandmother has absolutely no control over the family She truly thinks that what she says will sway the decision of the true decision-maker Bailey As the story continues to develop grandmother becomes more hypocritical Grandmother says In my time children were more respectful of their native states and their parents and everything else People did right then Oh look at the cute little pickaninny OConnor 1065 This quote illustrates what a hypocrite grandmother really has become She is scolding her kids to be more respectable and then all the sudden sees a black boy and makes fun of him The foreshadowing continues as the grandmother speaks up again to ask the question Yes and what would you do
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