A Good Man Is Hard to Find Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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1. Discuss the role of religion in O'Connor's work. What part, if any, does the Misfit play in religious imagery? In what ways might he be compared to the Devil? In what ways might that comparison be incomplete?

2. What do you consider to be the turning point or point of revelation for the grandmother?

3. Name several instances of irony in the story.

4. What significance does truth and/or reality hold for the characters in the story? Do the characters end with an increased awareness of reality at the end of the story?

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