Name: .............................................................. Period: .............. Date: ...............

A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND
By: Flannery O’Connor



1. Write the relationship of these people to grandmother.

Bailey


John Wesley

June Star

2. Identify the two other family members.


3. Where did this family live?


4. Where were they going?


5. Where did grandmother want to go?


6. Why was Mr. Teagarden wealthy (according to grandmother)?


7. Why did grandmother say that Red Sam was a good man?


8. What evidence did Red Sam give that “ a good man was hard to find?”



9. Why did Bailey return to the dirt road?


10. Who or what was Pitty Sing?


11. Give two reasons grandmother was afraid of Bailey’s wrath?

12. Describe the car that appeared to rescue Bailey’s family and its occupants.


13. Why were the adults in Bailey’s family afraid?


14. Who were Hiram and Bobby Lee?


15. Whose shirt did The Misfit put on?



16. Why did the children’s mother have a hard time getting her breath?



17. What happened to grandmother?



18. What happened to Pitty Sing?


Reflection


1. What do you think is the main point of this story?

2. What is the conflict in the story? Which of the four types of conflict does it reflect?


3. What do you find to admire in one of the characters in the story?

4. Why would you (not) recommend this story to another student?