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Du-Ewa Sanabria Honors English Composition 1101 Prof RM Stambaugh February 3 2003 A Good Mans Message At first glance this story is grotesque horrifying and very disturbing The shock value of the story is not lost even though the familys fate is quite evident quite early onThe terror is in knowing and hoping against hope that this is not so Then you are forced to analyze why such a story is necessary and what message could the writer have possibly meant to deliver through this terrible depiction of a familys last moments I put aside this familys undertaking and focused my attention on everything else that is occurring in the story Especially the interaction between the grandmother and the Misfit where I realize that this story is more about that moment in life where through strife you find Glory I believe the Misfits words at the end She would have been a good woman if it had been somebody there to shoot her every minute of her life 1153 sums up the message of this story We all know the grandmother We have all in our own lives either been around her or have been her at moments Most of us have certain morals or values as well as some sort of affinity with the spiritual andor the divine Yet we all judge others and we all at some point manipulate the truth to serve our purposes in our own reality We see the grandmother do this and more throughout the story while clinging to her Christian ideals She is hypocritical saying and doing many things that directly contradict who she claims to be When she is faced with a certain violent death her faith waivers and instead of turning to God she turns away Like most of us she thought she knew exactly where she stood The Misfit seems to give her two alternatives choose to believe or
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