killed met other people Grandmother standing above Misfit o looking down on him

Killed met other people grandmother standing above

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killed (“met”) other people Grandmother = standing above Misfit o looking down on him o as if he’s praying in front of her o mother/son o God/sinner, penitent 2 shots o “Bailey Boy!” she called. Misfit’s past jobs : o gospel singer o arm service both land and sea, at home and abroad o been twict married, 6
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o been an undertaker, o been with the railroads, o plowed Mother Earth, o been in a tornado, o seen a man burnt alive oncet o even seen a woman flogged Misfit’s crime o doesn’t remember o didn’t think he was ever a bad person o ? killed his father (said psychiatrist) died in Flue Pandemic of 1918 (1919) o not theft – nobody had anything he wanted self-sufficient penitentiary = being buried alive o OR 2 separate? Misfit puts on Bailey’s shirt o completing the transference of Bailey to Misfit, Misfit as her Bailey o Grandmother can’t remember whose shirt it was already forgotten him (transference) Misfit politely asks o asks them to sit together o asks Bailey & son into woods o asks Wife, daughter, baby into woods o ( gentlemanly killer ) Grandmother loses her voice o sounds like she’s cursing Jesus o LOST FAITH Misfit = Jesus o punished wrongly (doesn’t remember his crime) o punishment is not = to the crime o “Jesus shown everything off balance. It was the same case with Him as with me except He hadn't committed any crime and they could prove I had committed one because they had the papers on me.” Misfit’s name : o “Of course," he said, "they never shown me my papers. That's why I sign myself now. I said long ago, you get you a signature and sign everything you do and keep a copy of it. Then you'll know what you done and you can hold up the crime to the punishment and see do they match and in the end you'll have something to prove you ain't been treated right. I call myself The Misfit," he said, "because I can't make what all I done wrong fit what all I gone through in punishment.” o Does it seem right to you, lady, that one is punished a heap and another ain't punished at all?" June Star = shot o Mother screams, shot (JS = shot) o 2 more shots (Mother & Baby) Grandmother calls out for Bailey (although he’s already dead) "Lady," The Misfit said, looking beyond her far into the woods, " there never was a body that give the undertaker a tip ." o doesn’t want $$$ 7
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o ( self-sufficient ) o symbolizes self-sufficient Man no God, no society more dog than human cold, no morals, no mercy, no conscience, killer moral code = “ no pleasure but meanness cloudless & sunless sky no God, faith, religion no pleasure, joy just existence ( existentialism ) politeness but nothing behind it ( demonstrates & embodies the emptiness of the grandmother’s faith/aphorisms ) (like Manley Pointer to Hulga’s Nothing ) Misfit on Jesus : o "Jesus was the only One that ever raised the dead," The Misfit continued, "and He shouldn't have done it. He thown everything off balance . If He did what He said, then it's nothing for you to do
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