An Excellent Man Is Tough to Find- my Initial response to this story was Intrigue. I was hooked from the very first paragraph because I might visualize some sort of disaster or issue developing. I believed the story did not stop working to captivate me.
I actually enjoyed reading the story and have an interest in learning more stories from this author. Excellent Country Individuals- I discovered Excellent Nation People a little harder to follow and I kept losing interest in this story. I liked the previous story A Great Man is Hard to Discover due to the fact that it as interesting.
I think there may have been excessive about faith In this story so It lost my Interest. (2) Is the story primarily get away or interpretive? Good Male is Tough to Find-this story is both escape and interpretive. I enjoyed how the story took me to this era and I felt as if I were there to witness the family’s run in with the misfit. On the other hand, it is interpretive since there was foreshadowing and significance in the story. Great Country People-this story Is more Interpretive since as a reader, I was spending ore time Translating what was going on as opposed to getting lost In the story and enjoying it. 3) What does the title imply? Exist any doubles entendre? A Good Man is Tough to Find- This title was challenging for me because before I check out the story, I thought it was going to be about a lady who was down on her luck and unfortunate with love. I thought I would be able to associate with the story however discovered the story to be a lot different than I thought. I still am not sure of what the title implies and look forward to checking out the actions of my classmates to see what their analysis of the title indicates. 4) Summarize the plot in 4 or 5 sentences hitting on the following points: a.
What happened in the beginning? A granny, her kid, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren go on a journey although most of the member of the family hesitate to go on the trip. B. What was the rolling action? A feline triggers the family to get In an accident In their automobile while on their trip. C. Climax? They face a misfit and his pal who are escapees. The misfit talks to the granny while her member of the family are being shot to death. D. Falling action? The grandma tries to talk the sift out of eliminating her and calls him her child. Conclusion? The misfit kills the grandma at the end of the story. (5) When/Where Is the story set? What clues led you to that conclusion? The story Is set in the South throughout the early 1 sass. I believe this is the setting of the story because of the way the story is composed and the way the grandma discusses the plantations. 6) What Is the nature of the conflict? The conflict takes place from the start when the household heads off for their journey. Antagonists at one point or another. (8) How would you categorize these characters? Mound or flat) (developing or static) The grandchildren seem to be flat but the grandma is static. (9) Are symbols utilized in the story? Signs used in the story are the misfit, the detour the grandma wants to take, the grandmothers hat, and the feline that causes the accident. (10) What is the theme? How do you know? I am not religious but I would assume the theme has to deal with faith and God. Now for the story specific concerns: “An Excellent Man is Hard to Discover” (1) What is the significance of the misfit? The misfit represents a good man gone bad.
He was when a great man but something happened in his life to make him a solidified criminal. (2) What does the grandma think about a “good man”? Does she think Bailey is a great male? The grandma believes a man is a great man if his worths are the exact same as hers. I believe she thinks he is a good male due to the fact that when she speaks with him, he looks like his worths are the same and after that he shoots her and proves her incorrect. (3) Why is the ending of this story considerable? The ending is substantial since it offers the reader insight into what the title of the narrative suggests