Presentation on theme: "“A Good Man is Hard to Find” Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs..."— Presentation transcript:
“A Good Man is Hard to Find” Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs...
First, a few questions... 1.Describe the character of the grandmother as she is presented in the early pages of the story. What kinds of values does she seem to represent? 2.Describe the characters of June Star and John Wesley as presented in the early pages of the story. 3.In what ways does the scene at Red Sammy’s contribute to the overall mood and meaning of the story? 4.Discuss the grandmother’s and the grandchildren’s roles in the car accident. 5.Discuss the character of The Misfit and the interaction between him and the grandmother. In what ways are their views of the world in conflict with each other? 6.Discuss the meaning (and the ambiguities?) of the grandmother’s statement to The Misfit that “’... you’re one of my babies. You’re one of my own children!’” 7.Interpret The Misfit’s comment at the end of the story that the grandmother “’would have been a good woman... if it had been somebody there to shoot her every minute of her life.’”
Signs, signs, everywhere a sign Blocking out the scenery breaking my mind Do this, don't do that, can't you read the sign? Signs tells us what to do each and every day of our lives! You are going to think about the characters from “A Good Man is Hard to Find” and see which sign best symbolizes them!
Hint: try searching bing.com images or google images and you will find a ton!
Characters to Choose From (Select four): The Grandmother The Misfit Bailey John Wesley June Star The Mother For each character, select a sign (it doesn’t have to be one on your handout), draw or paste the sign into a word document, name the character, find a quote to support your sign choice, and then write a paragraph (6-8 sentences) to explain your overall choice.