Essays Tagged: "A Good Man Is Hard to Find"

The essay is called "The Clues O'Connor Provides". It is about the use of foreshadowing in the short story of "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" by Flannery O'Connor

The Clues O'Connor ProvidesFlannery O'Connor uses the literary device of foreshadowing throughout the short story, "A Good Man is ... oreshadowing throughout the short story, "A Good Man is Hard to Find." Connor uses this device with a very subtle approach, which allows her to signal the outcome of the story, yet at the same time, d ... her to signal the outcome of the story, yet at the same time, does not give the ending of the story away completely. "A Good Man is Hard to Find" is inundated with many instances of foreshadowing whic ...

(4 pages) 313 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Flannery O'Connor

The world today has mysterious ways of working its magic. The world was blessed when Flannery O'Connor was born, ... c. The world was blessed when Flannery O'Connor was born, in Savannah, Georgia on March 25, 1925. Flannery O'Connor was the only child of Edward Francis O'Connor and Regina Cline O'Connor. After gradu ... nor. After graduation from Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville in 1945, she went to Iowa City and became a graduate student in the Writers' Workshop at the State University of Iowa. O'Con ...

(7 pages) 209 2 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Flannery O'Connor: Comparison Between Three Short Stories and The Meaning of Nature and Grace

Mary Flannery O'Connor was a tremendously influential writer of her time and her legacy will continue ... ously influential writer of her time and her legacy will continue forever. She was a very intellectual woman and she wrote in such a way that was profound in text, meaning, and hidden significances:Ma ... ay that was profound in text, meaning, and hidden significances:Mary Flannery O'Connor was born in Savannah, Georgia on March 25, 1925, and died of lupus in Milledgeville, Georgia on August 3, 1964. I ...

(18 pages) 362 0 4.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Flannery O'Conner" What are five things you learned about Flannery O'Conner from reading her Casebook?

Flannery O'Conner, best known for her short stories about race, religion and moral values, was a very ... e, religion and moral values, was a very influential writer who is still respected for her works today. There is a certain style to her works, that make them all her own. Her wonderfully captivating w ... that make them all her own. Her wonderfully captivating works also leave lots of room for interpretation.As far as interpretation is concerned, the first thing that caught my attention in her caseboo ...

(4 pages) 93 0 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Foreshadowing in Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard To Find"

Throughout Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard To Find", hints are given to the readers that foretell what is ... hints are given to the readers that foretell what is in store, foreshadowing the grotesque ending that is to come. These insinuations of the forthcoming become coincidences later in the story when the ... ions of the forthcoming become coincidences later in the story when they actually do develop into reality, creating mocking irony. The names within the story can be considered foreshadowing themselves ...

(2 pages) 106 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A desciption of Flannery O'Conner as both an author and a person. This essay is based on a casebook of her life and writing.

Flannery O'Connor became an established Southern writer noted for her themes of the crumbling South an ... noted for her themes of the crumbling South and its values. Her short stories reflected upon the changing and declining times in the southern U.S. focusing on themes of religion, racism, and declinin ... southern U.S. focusing on themes of religion, racism, and declining morals among others. Her works are greatly open for interpretation and analysis and offer a unique style and humor distinctive to h ...

(4 pages) 71 1 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Flannery O'Connor and the gruesome September 11th.

ENC 1101 HDecember 4, 2002Willin' GraceIn an instant, the gruesome September 11th terrorist attack placed ordinary people trapped on the ... e September 11th terrorist attack placed ordinary people trapped on the upper floors of the World Trade Center at the edge of eternity. Some of them made the choice to join hands and leap to their cer ... join hands and leap to their certain death from the upper floors of the twin towering infernos. Perhaps it is at this moment that these people made contact with mystery. Flannery O'connor explores thi ...

(5 pages) 43 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Five page biography on Flannery O'Connor.

Flannery O'ConnorThe famous author, Flannery O'Connor, was born on March 25, 1925 in Savannah, Georgia ... or, Flannery O'Connor, was born on March 25, 1925 in Savannah, Georgia. As a young child, Flannery was baptized; her Christian name then became Mary Flannery O'Connor. She was the only child of the de ... name then became Mary Flannery O'Connor. She was the only child of the devout Roman Catholics, Regina L. Cline and Edward F. O'Connor, Jr. O'Connor's mother came from a very prominent family in Georgi ...

(4 pages) 112 3 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A Comparison and Evaluation of "A Good Man is Hard to Find" (O'Connor) vs. "The Death of Tommy Grimes" (Meaddough), focusing on characterization, atmosphere and the grotesque.

"The Death of Tommy Grimes" is a more successful and compelling piece of literature than "A Good Man is Har ... ssful and compelling piece of literature than "A Good Man is Hard to Find". Both stories focus on traditionalism, human nature in times of death and obligation. However, "The Death of Tommy Grimes" is ... ligation. However, "The Death of Tommy Grimes" is far more successful due to its efficient use of characterization, atmosphere and the grotesque. "The Death of Tommy Grimes" is clearly the superior pi ...

(7 pages) 90 0 2.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Flannery O'Conner and the use of grotesque character in "Good country people" and "a good man is hard to find"

"The representation of the grotesque is a characteristic of much 20th century writing" (Holman 61). Almost all of ... characteristic of much 20th century writing" (Holman 61). Almost all of O'Connor's short stories usually end in horrendous, freak fatalities or, at the very least, a character's emotional devastation. ... or, at the very least, a character's emotional devastation. People have categorized O'Connor's work as "Southern Gothic" (Walters 30). In Many of her short stories, A Good Man Is Hard To Find for exam ...

(5 pages) 285 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard to Find,"

A Good Man Is Hard to FindFlannery O'Connor's short story, "A Good Man Is Hard to Find," is about pe ... y O'Connor's short story, "A Good Man Is Hard to Find," is about people losing faith. This story is about a family taking a trip from Georgia to Florida. While driving the family gets into an accident ... m Georgia to Florida. While driving the family gets into an accident and runs into a serial killer named The Misfit. In this short story, The Misfit is the one that lacks the most faith. Its clear tha ...

(3 pages) 99 2 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biographalical Analyasis of "A Good Man is Hard to Find" by Flannery O'Connor.

Many individuals in today's society are unappreciative of the value of their lives. Flannery O'Connor ... society are unappreciative of the value of their lives. Flannery O'Connor tries to stress the importance and value of life in her story "A Good Man is Hard to Find". The theme of this story strongly s ... ry "A Good Man is Hard to Find". The theme of this story strongly suggests that individuals need to appreciate life as it can be taken lost in a short period of time. It also suggests the importance o ...

(5 pages) 96 0 4.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Flannery O'Connor: The Master of Symbolism

The writings of Flannery O'Connor may seem bitter and detached, as well as harsh and violent, to the uneducated reader ... and detached, as well as harsh and violent, to the uneducated reader. Her stories usually end in bizarre and grotesque ways. In actuality, her stories are filled with deep meaning and symbolism, veile ... ity, her stories are filled with deep meaning and symbolism, veiled in plain sight (Silliman). She was a master at using symbolism in her work; the following stories attest to this fact. She used symb ...

(5 pages) 70 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Comparing Flannery O'Connor's short stories: "A Good Man is Hard to Find" and "Everything That Rises Must Converge"

Upon in-depth analysis, it becomes evident that in Flannery O'Connor's works, arrogant, conceited, egotistical and ... y O'Connor's works, arrogant, conceited, egotistical and overly prideful characters receive the unbearable manifestation of their own shallow, petty and superficial selves. O'Connor's characters are t ... tty and superficial selves. O'Connor's characters are tragically unaware of their own egoism. The characters' excessive pride blinds them to their own flaws. When characters finally acquire some level ...

(5 pages) 79 2 4.5 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Flannery O'connor

B+ paper Between the two stories " A Good Man Is Hard To Find" and " Everything That Rises Must Co ... s " A Good Man Is Hard To Find" and " Everything That Rises Must Converge" written by Flannery O'Connor. The choice was difficult but I decided that I liked "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" ... difficult but I decided that I liked "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" better then " Everything That Rises Must Converge". A few reasons why I liked "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" is the w ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Flannery O'Connor In "A Good Man Is Hard To Find"

Flannery O'Connor was born in Georgia in 1925 during the Great Depression. She was an only child, brou ... in 1925 during the Great Depression. She was an only child, brought up in a highly religious home, and grew up in the South. These aspects of her life become apparent when reading her short stories. ... e aspects of her life become apparent when reading her short stories. O'Connor's most famed story; "A Good Man Is Hard To Find"� follows an obscure family on their vacation to Florida. She uses ...

(5 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Characteristics of the misfit

Characteristics Of The Misfit People can be very misunderstood, especially literary characters ... People can be very misunderstood, especially literary characters in dramatic stories. In Flannery O'Conners "A Good Man Is Hard To Find", the Misfit is judged by the grandmothers point of vie ... Find", the Misfit is judged by the grandmothers point of view. At the beginning of the story she reads about the Misfit and compiles her own data on his lifestyle, and says "I wouldn't take my childr ...

(4 pages) 1716 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Capital Sins

Evil The seven deadly sins is a more popular but less accurate name for the capital sins.The seven capital sins are p ... ame for the capital sins.The seven capital sins are pride, wrath (rage), envy, greed, sloth (spiritual laziness), lust and gluttony. the first five are sins of the spirit and the last two sins of the ... t five are sins of the spirit and the last two sins of the flesh.These sins represent the seven primary ways by which Satan tempts us and enslaves us to sin. In the short stories "Where are going wher ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Flannery O'Connor - Single Author Comparison

Rey � PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT �3� Eduardo M. ReyMr. KingENC1102/Composition II22 February 2010Fla ... ; Eduardo M. ReyMr. KingENC1102/Composition II22 February 2010Flannery O'Connor - Single Author ComparisonIn her two short stories, "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" and "Everything that Rises Must Converg ... s Hard to Find" and "Everything that Rises Must Converge", O'Connor reveals much about her identity as writer. Both stories are told in a serious moral tone that set the mood for the reader. The theme ...

(5 pages) 2194 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dysfunction Bunch A Comparison Between "A Good Man is Hard to Find" and Why I Loive at the P.O."

Hong Kimberly Hong Professor Wall English 1102 21 September 2013 Dysfunctional Bunch In the two stories the "A Good Man Is Har ... mber 2013 Dysfunctional Bunch In the two stories the "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" and "Why I Live at the P.O." have in common would be the theme, which is family dysfunction. Each family member from ... theme, which is family dysfunction. Each family member from each short story is different from one another, but yet they have some things in common at the same time. For example, first it would be th ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers