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by Flannery O’Connor

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How does religiousness influence the themes in “A Good Man is Hard to Find”?

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One of the biggest themes in "A Good Man is Hard to Find" is the idea of genuine moments of grace. Moments of grace only happen under the most uncomfortable of circumstances. Though the grandmother is certainly the type of woman you would expect to find in a Southern church, she is far removed from the tenets of Christianity. She is selfish, pedantic, shallow, and petty, letting her most petty whims take precedence over those of the people around her. She may love her family,...

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