Everything That Rises Must Converge
by Flannery O'Connor
Everything That Rises Must Converge Religion Quotes
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"Quit yo' foolishness," she said, "before I knock the living Jesus out of you!" (94)
Carver's mom is threatening her son here, but she does it by invoking Jesus. Would Jesus approve? What's the difference between these kinds of threats and the way Julian's mom forces his obedience?