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Kim Shin's brother committed suicide after his dumpling factory was ruined by false accusation engineered by Chae Do Woo (the head of a big conglemerate).He went to jail on charges of attempted murder when he hotheadedly confronted the TV reporter to set the record straight.His girlfriend Seo Kyung Ah tried to help him pay off the debt but ended up marrying Chae Do Woo. Chae Do Woo's sister, Eun Soo, tried to make amends for her family's misdeed and provided hope to Kim Shin's life.

A Man's Story - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Korean

Status: Ended

Runtime: 70 minutes

Premier: 2009-04-06

A Man's Story - A Good Man Is Hard to Find (short story) - Netflix

“A Good Man Is Hard to Find” is a short story written by Flannery O'Connor in 1953. The story appears in the collection of short stories of the same name. The interpretive work of scholars often focuses on the controversial final scene.

A Man's Story - Interpretation - Netflix

There are varying opinions of “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.” Most of this discrepancy centers on the grandmother's act of touching The Misfit. The dominant opinion of the story is that the grandmother's final act was one of grace and charity, which implies that “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” was written to show a transformation in the grandmother as the story progresses. She originally perceives herself as a righteous woman, making her able to “justify” all of her actions. She bribes the granddaughter and encourages the defiance of the children against the father; in the end, she even begins to deny the miracles of Jesus as she states “Maybe He didn't raise the dead”. Regardless of this, she still is trying to share the message of the Gospel with the Misfit. The reader sees how she, in the final moments of her life, tries to save one more soul after the Misfit has already killed her family, by calling out the Misfit's name. A second opinion on the issue is that the grandmother's final act was not an act of charity and that she is yet again trying to save herself from being murdered. Some say that Flannery O'Connor uses the excuse as the grandmother's final “moment of grace” to save the story from the bloodshed and violence. Frederick Asals argues that “one can easily pass over her [O'Connor's] hope that the grandmother's final gesture to The Misfit might have begun a process which would 'turn him into the prophet he was meant to become'; that, as she firmly says, is another story, and it would be a reckless piety indeed which would see it even suggested by the one we have”. It is also pointed out that by the time the grandmother touches the Misfit, proclaiming he is her son, he is wearing Bailey's shirt. Other opinions include that it is contradictory of her character or that she was simply again trying to save herself and that her selfishness was never overcome throughout the story. Not every interpretation hinges on a moral judgment of the grandmother, though. For example, Alex Link considers how, until the family encounters the Misfit, the South is mainly something to ignore, forget, package in a movie or a monument, or remember with distorted nostalgia, such that the Misfit comes to stand for the persistence of what cannot be bought, sold, or wholly understood, such as death, grace, and “the South.”

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