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Flannery O'Connor's story of "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" is about a normal family that lives in Atlanta, Ga and are soon planning to go on a vacation to Florida. Unannounced to the family aprison escapee is also planning the same trip. The family piles into a car with the Grandma, her son Bailey, his wife, and their two children June Star and John Wesley. The Grandmother is an old fashioned southern woman with a strong disposition of the social norms of her generation. The Grandmother often compares current life to how life used to be with the present falling shortin comparison to the past. The traditional southern Grandmother in the short story "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" holds herself in high regard to being "ladylike" but is, in fact, dishonest and hypocritical to her own beliefs. The Grandmother carries herself in a superior manner and is quick to judge whoever as she pleases. The Grandmother is dishonest with her family and often tries to turn tables her way by being dishonest. The path of dishonesty spreads throughout the story but starts in the beginning when she sneaks her cat Pitty Sling into the car and on the trip in which her son Bailey is very against. Her dishonesty is also demonstrated when she thinks that she recognizes an old house

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