In Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man Is Hard to Find,” is the grandmother sincere or insincere? From what you know about the story, develop an argument that supports your response.

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“A Good Man Is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor’s

Choose two of the following questions and answer them by developing short arguments. Each response should include at least two paragraphs, topic sentences, and specific details from the stories. Indicate on your own paper which two questions you will be answering.

  1. In Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man Is Hard to Find,” is the grandmother sincere or insincere? From what you know about the story, develop an argument that supports your response.
  1. In Flannery O’ Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” the grandmother dies smiling and the Misfit says there is no pleasure left in life. Some people say this ending shows grace from God. Agree or disagree, and present an argument to support your response.