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Final Destination In the short story A Good Man Is Hard To Find a family of six including the grandmother go on a trip to Florida this trip leads to their deaths The author of this story Flannery OConnor uses foreshadowing to give the reader certain information that leads up to the horrific killing of the family At the beginning of the story the grandmother is trying to convince the family not to go to Florida she wants to go to east Tennessee instead Her excuse was the fact that a killer who called himself the Misfit broke out of the Federal Pen 137 and is on his way to Florida But the family decided to ignore her warnings and follow through with their original plans to go on their trip to Florida Although the grandmother wanted to go to Tennessee her grandchild June Star says She wouldnt stay home for a million bucksShe has to go everywhere we go 137 Which in this case included their death As June Star predicted the grandmother decided to go to Florida anyway Strangely enough their grandmother wore a navy blue straw sailor hat with a bunch of white violets on the brim and a navy blue dress organdy trimmed with lace and at her neckline she had pinned a purple spray of cloth violets containing a sachet 138 She did so incase they got into an accident that the people who found her would know immediately that she was a lady 138 Another part that suggested their upcoming death was the grandmothers comments on the burying ground As they passed a cotton field she pointed out a family graveyard at one of the old plantations Look at the graveyard the grandmother said to her youngest grandchild Halfway through the story the family decides to stop at The Tower for barbecued sandwiches 140 There they had a long discussion with the owner of The Tower Red Sammy
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