life wo Jesus pain o existentialism CC womens fashion children more respectful

Life wo jesus pain o existentialism cc womens fashion

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life w/o Jesus = pain o ( existentialism ) __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ C/C: women’s fashion children = more respectful then/now – good ol’ days 9
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don’t know who tot trust (w/Red) screen door unlatched – “a good man is hard to find” (w/Red) paved roads, dirt roads slavery/plantations plantation = “gone w/the wind” joke Grandmother (-): wants everything her way (to go to Tennessee, not Florida) nagging shallow moral clichés o “people aren’t nice like they used to be” (good ol’ days) o “a good man is hard to find” mindlessness lack of charity Christianity in the mouth But not in the heart (like Mrs. Hopewell in “Good Country People”) doesn’t like daughter-in-law o she gives her no name o children’s mother o doesn’t like the way she dresses slacks bandana (green) (not “lady”-like) backseat driver o notes exact time of departure o notes exact mileage o notes exactly how long it took to get to the outskirts of Atlanta o reminds Bailey of the speed limit (55) good ol’ days : o moral clichés, aphorisms “in my day” “in my time” “if I were a little boy” o judgmental o TITLE *** o blind to truth @ Red, Misfit, everything manipulative o always tries to get her way o sneaks the cat along (although she knows Bailey hates traveling with the cat) o keeps mentioning Tennessee o good ol’ days o plantations o gets them to go visit the plantation mentions secret passageway & treasure knowing full-well the children would want to go …& nag until they went GETS THEM ALL KILLED *** --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10
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OLD SOUTH : o slavery plantations black boy in door way black boy who stole her watermelon o “lady” o suitors --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TITLE: What is a “GOOD” man? GOOD o morally so o righteous o ambiguous, subjective term o (to Grandmother) not morally, ethically good not aligned with Jesus but aligned with Grandmother’s sense of good, aligned with values/morals MAN o or woman o person o Can anybody be good? o Are there any good people left? HARD to FIND o in life exists, BUT rare true faith is rare o not in this story Bailey Misfit Brat men = impotent (Bailey) SONG TITLE: o Sophie Tucker 1927 (of an Eddie Green 1918 hit) o A good man is hard to find You always get the other kind Just when you think that he is your pal You look for him and find him fooling 'round some other gal Then you rave, you even crave To see him laying in his grave So, if your man is nice, take my advice and hug him in the morning, kiss him ev'ry night, Give him plenty lovin', treat him right For a good man nowadays is hard to find, a good man nowadays is hard to find. MICAH 7:2: o The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net .
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