Truth Is It Good Or Evil

Have you ever met someone who cares so much about the way they look or how people perceive them that they can’t even focus on reality? This sums up the way the grandma in a “Good Man Is Hard To Find” is in a nutshell. Superficial would also be a good word to describe the way in which Grandma lived her life. Her whole existence on earth was unrealistic and to a certain extent surreal. Grandma led a life of not knowing the meaning of happiness. A perfect existence for grandma would be for everyone who knew her to think of her as a perfect lady who had no imperfections and always looked and acted like the lady she dreamed to be. For example, when grandma and the ...

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grandmother’s destiny. Flannery O’Conner creates a story that forces us to question, “What is truth?” Through the grandmother who lives a life of clichés – we are taken on a journey of discovery. By the end of the journey we discover to be “good” we must be able to accept and forgive even those who deliver great loss to us.
Truth is definitely a theme throughout the story. Grandma always believed that when she spoke, she always knew the truth. I am a firm believer that throughout the story grandma’s destiny was to meet the misfit because it was then that she would realize the importance of truth. Although, by the time she meets the misfit it will already be to late. The misfit in a sense brought out the real grandma that no one ever knew. Primarily, death is what brought out the goodness in grandma. I guess it will remain a mystery if grandma was so kind to the misfit because she feared her life or if deep down there was a ...

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Added: 3/22/2008 12:19:05 PM
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