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by Flannery O’Connor

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In "A Good Man is Hard to Find," how does the grandmother, a seemingly religious person, factor in this?

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The grandmother in Flannery O'Connor 's "A Good Man is Hard to Find" likes to think of herself as a well-bred "lady" and a religious person, but readers are able to determine early in the story that she is manipulative, passive-aggressive, and a racist. Though the family would like to go to Florida on their vacation, she insists that it would be safer to go to east Tennessee, where she wants to go. She also smuggles her cat into the...

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