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A Good Man is Hard to Find

A Good Man is Hard to Find


by Flannery O'Connor

The Mother Timeline and Summary

  • On the day of the trip, the mother is silent and feeding the baby.
  • The mother is quiet for most of the trip.
  • The mother is hurled out of the car in the accident, but appears relatively unharmed.
  • The mother has to watch as Bailey and John Wesley are taken and shot of in the woods.
  • The mother, now quite distraught, is herself taken and killed in the woods, along with her two remaining children, June Star and the baby.