scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 680
Critical Essay on three Short Stories by Flannery O Connor After reading A Good Man Is Hard to Find A Late Encounter with the Enemy and Greenleafthree stories by Flannery O Connorit was nearly impossible for me to see the action of grace in the human heart in O Connor herself By the casual reader O Conner may often be charged with being cruela point that could be made so clear it might not be argued otherwise After reading these three short stories that may be the only induction a passive reader can make Looking through her Flannery O Connor work a reader must strain to find a healthy family a loving couple or a pleasant child It was difficult deciding which of the three short stories conveyed this action of grace As I read into the stories I was almost unable to draw any sort of action of grace from any of them Initially the only morsel of grace I saw in Flannery O Connor was from the passages I read on the back side of the assignment I was truly disgusted by the lack of heart and humanity I saw in O Connors work However there is a common theme between the three short storiesthe women in the stories have premonitions or dreams about their fears or killers killers in A Good Man is Hard to Find and in Greenleaf fears in A Late Encounter with the Enemy In A Good Man is Hard to Find the grandmother gets killed by The Misfit himself and also is shot last making it seem like there may be some glimpse of hope but none is found In Greenleaf Mrs May is killed by the bull which she dreams about in the beginning of the story In A Late Encounter with the Enemy Sally Poker Sash fears that her grandfather will die before she graduates or in other words wont see her graduate
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA