Nobody Listened to Grandmother

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Sometimes we tend to ingnore other people, when they are trying to give us advice. this was the case with Bailey the son in Flannery O'Conner's short story, "A Good Man is Hard to Find." The Grandmother tried to convince Bailey to go to Tennessee, rather than Florida on their family vacation. Whether she had a premonition or she was just being controlling, is to be determined. However, if Bailey had listened to her, the family's life might have been spared.

The grandmother could be very self-centered, controlling, talkative and burdensome. these may be reasons her son, Bailey chose not to take her advice.... Continue Reading