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Collected Works Summary
Flannery O'Connor

Everything you need to understand or teach Collected Works by Flannery O'Connor.

  • Collected Works Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Collected Works Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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Collected Works Summary

Characters

Ruby Hillappears in A Stroke of Good Fortune

Ruby Hill is a thirty-four year old woman, with mulberry colored hair and carries too much weight. Ruby is married to Bill Hill and has been for five years. The couple lives on the fifth floor of an apartment building. Ruby is convinced that something is wrong with her, only confirmed by a shortness of breath as she tries to carry groceries up the stairs. Ruby ends up leaving them for her husband to carry up when he gets home from work.

Ruby's brother Rufus has just returned from the service. Ruby is embarrassed by the brother, who is fourteen years her junior. The family had hoped that the military would give Rufus some incentive, some ambition and a sense of responsibility. It didn't happen. Instead, Rufus had to live with Ruby and Bill because the family home no longer...

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