ERIC Number: EJ651846
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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A Terrible Predicament: The De-Evolution of Values in Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard to Find."
Tietz, Stephen; Logsdon, Loren
Eureka Studies In Teaching Short Fiction, v1 n2 p82-96 Spr 2001
Addresses problems concerning the ways Flannery O'Connor's fiction has been read. Proposes an alternate reading of "A Good Man Is Hard to Find." Suggests the primary theme of the story is the idea that each generation has the responsibility to pass on values to the next. (PM)
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Literary Criticism, Reading Attitudes, Realism, Secondary Education, Short Stories, Twentieth Century Literature, Values
Loren Logsdon, Humanities Division, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka, IL 61530-1500.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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