Everything That Rises Must Converge - A View of the Woods Summary & Analysis

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Grandfather Fortune is an old man who lives in the South. He and his granddaughter, Mary Fortune, are starting over his land where construction equipment is clearing out the land. Mary Fortune and her grandfather share the same physical traits, and he believes Mary will follow in his footsteps to become a successful businesswoman. Grandfather Fortune believes in the future of development, and he wants to push progress in the town; in order to do this, he sells off bits and pieces of his land to developers. Another reason, though, was he wanted to upset his children. He thought one particular daughter and her husband, the Pittses (Mary’s parents), wanted him to die so they could take all his land. Because he didn’t think they were worthy of his land, he didn’t want any left for them after he...

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