The Question and Answer section for Flannery O'Connor’s Stories is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I'm sorry, your question cannot be answered as asked. Please supply the name of the short-story this question pertain to.
Shiflet decides almost immediately to ingratiate himself with Mrs. Crane, get his foot in the door, and marry the daughter. He wants the house.... and the things...... and he will do whatever it takes to get them. He never claims to be anything...
Which of his stories are you referring to?