Read (and possibly re-read) Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find.”
Read (and possibly re-read) Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find.”
The characters in this story are interesting. Characters, like people, are imperfect. They don’t need to be likable, but they must be interesting. Choose a character from the story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” that you feel is the most interesting.
Identify a passage from the story that really showcases their unique personality. Quote that passage using a direct quote. Include MLA9 in-text citation.
Write a paragraph that describes your character. To develop your paragraph, consider using that character’s thoughts, actions, speech, and dialogue. Or, through their physical description, line of work, or passions and pursuits. Use the following questions to formulate your response to the text:
What are the personality traits of the character?
How does the character view herself/himself?
How do others view the character?
What do you think about the character’s choices?
How does the character’s personality traits affect her/his choices?
What is important to the character? Why?
What relationships and objects are important to the character? Why?
What do you think about the relationships between characters?
How does the character’s desires and struggles reveal the author’s message?
Guidelines
300 words, minimum
MLA formatted document (heading, header, title, spacing)
MLA9 in-text documentation
MLA9 Work Cited citation