Everything That Rises Must Converge Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the story "The Comforts of Home," what is Star's real name?

2. In the story "Parker's Back," what is notable about Parker's arms?

3. In the story "The Enduring Chill," what does Asbury leave for his mother to open when he dies?

4. In the story "Greenleaf," why does Mrs. May believe she suddenly becomes so tired?

5. In "The Lame Shall Enter First," what does Sheppard put in the attic for Rufus to use?

Short Essay Questions

1. In the story "Judgment Day," what is Foley's significance in the community?

2. In the story "A View of the Woods," what angers Mary Fortune about her grandfather's plan to sell a lot of his land?

3. Describe social class from Mrs. Turpin's perspective as presented in the story "Revelation."

4. In the story "The Enduring Chill," who does Asbury believe is responsible for his failure as an artist? Why?

5. In "The Lame Shall Enter First," why does Rufus eat a page of the Bible?

6. In "The Lame Shall Enter First," how does Norton react when Rufus tells him about hell? Why?

7. In the story "Revelation," what does Mrs. Turpin say is the problem with farming cotton?

8. Describe the tractor accident in the story "Parker's Back."

9. In the story "Judgment Day," how do Tanner's and his daughter's views on burial differ?

10. In the story "Greenleaf," why does Mrs. May say that O.T. & E.T. should have been her sons?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Select the story in the collection that you most identify with. Write an essay explaining:

1) why you selected this story;

2) what is significant to you about the story;

3) how the story reflects your personal beliefs.

Be sure to use specific examples from the stories to support your ideas.

Essay Topic 2

One of the themes in the collection of short stories "Everything That Rises Must Converge" is that of past vs. present. Select three of the stories dealing with this theme and:

1) explain what the story says about the past and the present;

2) demonstrate how the theme is developed in the story.

Then explain what you think Flannery O'Connor's overall commentary on past vs. present is in the novel as a whole.

Be sure to use specific examples from the stories to support your ideas.

Essay Topic 3

One of the themes in the collection of short stories "Everything That Rises Must Converge" is morality. Select three of the stories dealing with this theme and:

1) explain what the story says about morality;

2) demonstrate how the theme is developed in the story.

Then explain what you think Flannery O'Connor's overall commentary on morality is in the novel as a whole.

Be sure to use specific examples from the stories to support your ideas.

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