A Good Man is Hard to Find


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  • Exposition
  • "I wouldn't take my children in any direction with a criminal aloose in it"
  • "She wouldn't stay at home for a million bucks"
  • Exposition
  • "A Good Man is Hard to Find"
  • Rising Action
  • Summary: The Grandmother manipulates her son, Bailey, into going to Tennessee by saying that the Misfit was headed in the opposite direction: Florida. June Star makes the comment that "She wouldn't stay home for a million bucks". All of the main characters are introduced.
  • Climax
  • Summary: The grandmother is the first one ready in the car, she brings along her cat, Pitty Sing . The Grandmother does not tell anyone that brings along the cat until Bailey arrives at the motel with a cat. She also is dressed in her nicest clothes because "In case of an accident, anyone seeing her dead on the highway would know at once she was a lady."
  • Climax
  • "But nobody's killed"
  • Summary: Foreshadowing is shown through the encounter Red Sammy has with "two fellers" that he then did not realize was the Misfit. Red Sammy tells the title of the story, "A good man if hard to find".
  • Rising Action
  • Summary: The grandmother leads the family in the wrong direction saying, "The dirt toad that you have to turn down is a mile back". The grandmother jumped causing the cat to spring onto Bailey's shoulder, and the car turned over on the side of the road.
  • Summary: Everyone survives the wreck and June Star makes the comment,"But nobody was killed", she says this with a sad expression on her face. Soon they see a black car in the distance, they arrived at the scene of the accident and three men get out the car.
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