From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
A Good Man is Hard to Find

A Good Man is Hard to Find


by Flannery O'Connor

June Star Timeline and Summary

  • June Star is nasty to her grandmother before the family trip.
  • June Star is nasty to Red Sammy's wife when the family stops to eat lunch. She does a tap dance routine, and tells Red Sammy's wife she wouldn't want to live in a broken down place like hers for a "million bucks."
  • June Star is nasty to her parents. She whines (while John Wesley kicks) until her dad agrees to go to the old plantation.
  • June Star is very excited her family has gotten into a car accident, although disappointed that nobody died.
  • June Star is nasty to The Misfit, and is told to stand by her mother. Children make The Misfit nervous.
  • June Star is nasty to Bobby Lee when she's taken away with her mother into the woods to be shot.
  • June Star is shot.