The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor - "Enoch and the Gorilla" Summary & Analysis

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"Enoch and the Gorilla" Summary

Enoch Emery borrows his landlady's umbrella to go out in a downpour and discovers it is almost broken and barely works. The black silk cover almost separates completely from the ribs but the center of the umbrella's frame, while its pointed end and dog-head handle remain intact, so Emery manages to remain a little protected as he walks in the rain. He waits under a movie marquee for the rain to let up and a large wagon pulls up, with a sign on the side advertising Conga, the Gorilla, inside. People began to gather around to see the gorilla and Emery is swept along with them out of curiosity. The driver of the truck steps to the back of the truck and speaks to the interior, muttering about "hurrying up." Then a raincoat is handed...

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