The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor - "The Displaced Person" Summary & Analysis

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"The Displaced Person" Summary

Mrs. Shortley, the wife of the hired hand on the widow McIntyre's place, watches as a black car turns in the front gate and Mrs. McIntyre goes down the front steps wearing a nervous smile. The two Negro workers, Sulk and Astor, watch from the barn. Mrs. Shortley sees the priest step out of the car and open the back door. Two children, a boy and a girl, step out, as does a woman in brown, and finally the man of the family, who is short and wearing glasses. He is from the front, the Displaced Person, and the European family has been displaced from their home and city by the war; the priest has helped them escape from Poland. They speak very little English but in no time at all, Mr. Guizac, the Displaced Person, grasps...

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