Everything That Rises Must Converge

Everything That Rises Must Converge - "Everything That...

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“Everything That Rises Must Converge” “Everything That Rises Must Converge” is about a boy and his mother. The boy, Julian, does not like his mother at all. He must take her down to the y because she needs to lose twenty pounds on account of her high blood pressure. His mother talks about how the people in her class are not like herself. She thinks that she is better then them and it is her duty to be nice to them. She believes that black people would be better off if the were still slaves. She makes a comment while they are on the bus about there are no black people on it and she is very happy about that. Julian does not pay too much to his mother and mostly tries to block everything out. A black man got on the bus and sat down. A white woman who was sitting where he sat down got up and moved to the back of the bus. Julian got up and took her seat. He looked over at his mother. She was not very happy. Julian seemed to do this just make her angry. It worked she did not like the fact
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Robert during the Spring '07 term at Arizona.

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