Posts Tagged Everything That Rises Must Converge

Embracing Structure as a Tool for Your Story

In architecture, there’s an expression: form follows function.  This means that the way something is used dictates the shape of the building (or components of it). So, for example, stairs on a stair case are designed the way they are so that they can function the way they are supposed to: to allow a person […]

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The Use of Structure in O’Connor’s “Everything that Rises Must Converge”

The Use of Structure in O’Connor’s “Everything that Rises Must Converge” by Brad Windhauser In “Everything That Rises Must Converge,” a story of a young man who attempts to teach his mother a lesson about her racial beliefs, author Flannery O’Connor uses structure effectively in order to gradually build and then capitalize on tension between […]

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