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Everything That Rises Must Converge

Everything That Rises Must Converge


by Flannery O'Connor

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

O'Connor didn't have much good to say about other Southern writers: Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams made her "plumb sick." (source)

Dialect can keep you down: according to a friend, O'Connor was so shy and had such a thick southern accent that she had someone else read her stories aloud in writing workshops. (source)

As a kid, O'Connor had a chicken that walked backward. It earned both of them temporary fame—and thanks to the Internet, permanent fame. (source)

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