Struggling with themes such as society and class in flannery o'connorâ€™s a good man is hard to find weâ€™ve got the quick and easy how does the grandmother's social class play a role in her confrontation with the misfit, and in the story's larger contrast between good and evil do any characters besides the. Moreover, the misfit's subsequent discussion of signature, coupled with his threat of murder, cause the grandmother to repeat this error she retreats back into the assumptions whose erosion she has been attempting to deny, but these assumptions, which have been dismantled throughout the story, offer her no protection.
Flannery o'connor's story “a good man is hard to find” portrays social class through the character of the unnamed grandmother as an elderly woman from another generation, the grandmother finds it hard to understand the members of her family who are generally non-communicative the grandmother thinks of herself as. Made more direct here apparently the family once owned a plantation just like naming her cat after a character in the mikado, it seems as if the grandmother is eager to display a certain degree of cultural knowledge, appropriate to someone of her social status a good man is hard to find summary society and class.
Society's change in o'connor's a good man is hard to find in her short story “a good man is hard to find” flannery o'connor seems to portray a feeling that society as she saw it was drastically changing for the worse o'connor obvious displeasure with society at the time the story was written is most likely her religious.
A good man is hard to find by flannery o'connor and a curtain of green by eudora welty are short story cycles harmonized by their marked imitation of the style and structure of parable o'connor added stories after initially sending the collection to the publisher and then rearranged them accordingly her work represents.