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Quotes O'Connor

O’Connor says:

“In this story you should be on the lookout for such things as the action of grace in the grandmother’s soul, and not just for the dead bodies.”

The Misfit is not to be associated with the Devil rather “a potential saint gone terribly wrong.”

“The grandmother realizes, in her limited way, that she is responsible for the man before her and joined to him by ties of kinship which have their roots deep in the mystery she has been merely prattling about so far.”