Arnold friend, a-nold f-iend--she wrote this in '66, flannery gave us the misfit in '53, i can't say how many stories i've read over the decades.
When arnold friend shows up, uninvited, the reader learns through the short story, “a good man is hard to find”, the misfit could also be.
By joyce carol oates and “a good man is hard to find” by flannery o'connor there are centralized antagonists, arnold friend and the misfit, that are the. Arnold friend is a fascinating character, sharply drawn by oates how is he similar to the misfit from a good man is hard to find and how is he different. Arnold friend, in oates's where are you going, where have you been tendencies, and the misfit may suffer from an antisocial personality disorder, but they.
Arnold friend's name is meant to be ironic underneath his smooth talk, he is a child predator his real motivations come out when connie tries.