Everything That Rises Must Converge

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Themes, Motifs and Symbols Quiz

Further Study Themes, Motifs and Symbols Quiz

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What thematic conflict does O'Connor use to represent the larger social conflicts of the 1960s South?

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What allows Julian and his mother to escape the reality of life as poor whites in an integrated South?

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What does Julian's mother believe to be a reflection of an individual's true nature, though Julian disagrees?

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What object symbolizes transformations in the social landscape, and the absurdity of segregation and racial inequality?

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Julian's mother fails to grasp the patronizing overtones of the interaction with ___.