Study Guide

Everything That Rises Must Converge Characters

By Flannery O'Connor

Julian Chestny

Like so many recent college grads, Julian isn't ecstatic to be back home living with his mother....

Julian's Mother

The Number One thing you need to know about Julian's mother: the entire story is written from...

Carver

What's the best way to melt even the most racist of hearts? Why, a cute little kid of course!...

Carver's Mother

Carver's mother is similar to Julian's mother, and not just in her fashion sense. She, too, seems...

The Well-Dressed Black Man

This guy walks on the bus and … proceeds to ignore everyone around him. (Probably a good...

The Woman with the Protruding teeth

Julian's mother sits next to this woman on the bus. All we know about her is that she has...

The Woman with the Red-and-White Canvas Shoes

Although she gets less attention than the woman with the protruding teeth, this lady is quite...