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The grandmother thinks she recognizes one of them. Read an in-depth analysis of The Misfit. Themes Motifs Symbols. This gives The Misfit the opportunity to tell a bit of his personal history and offer some his ideas on Jesus, about whom he's actually done some thinking. Back in the car, the grandmother wakes from a nap and realizes that a plantation she once visited is nearby. A good man is hard to find spark [PUNIQRANDLINE-(au-dating-names.txt)

Bailey wants to take his family, i. His mother, called simply "the grandmother," doesn't want to go there.

To make her case, she mentions that there's a dangerous criminal named The Misfit on the loose, and that he's headed that way. No one seems to take her especially seriously—after all, she's just the grandma.


The next morning, it's off to Florida they go. Everyone piles in the car, including the grandmother, who seems to have acquired some enthusiasm for the trip. She's also secretly stowed away her cat, Pitty Sing. They hit the road and begin the trip from Georgia to Florida. During the trip the grandmother plays games and tells stories to the kids.

They stop at a restaurant to eat, and converse a bit with the owner, Red Sammy, and his wife.

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Themes Motifs Symbols. Before she is killed, the grandmother remembers that the house is actually in Tennessee, nowhere near where she said it was. She tries to reason with the Misfit but only enrages him. She experiences a moment of grace right before the Misfit shoots her.

The family drives deep into the woods.


The grandmother suddenly remembers that the house was in Tennessee, not in Georgia. Horrified at her mistake, she jerks her feet. Pitty Sing escapes from the basket and startles Bailey, who wrecks the car.


The grandmother decides not to tell Bailey about her mistake. A passing car stops, and three men get out, carrying guns. The grandmother thinks she recognizes one of them. One of the men, wearing glasses and no shirt, descends into the ditch. Bailey curses violently, upsetting the grandmother. Themes Motifs Symbols. By Elodie.

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