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In the two short stories, “The Free Radio” and “Everything Rises Must
Converge,” the main characters of each story have to make many important
decisions/choices. The choices that are made change how other characters see the main
character as well as how they react to them.
In the short story, ”The Free Radio,” by Salman Rushdie, Ram has many choices
to make throughout the story. Ram who could have had anything in the world he wanted
made many poor choices. Ram was the cutest guy in the town; he had everything going
for him. Then he met the widow and her five children, and he also started hanging with
the youth armbands, these people lead to the downfall of Ram. The radio represented a
way for Ram to escape reality and when Ram didn’t get it he had to deal with all the
negative choices he made. This is what hurt Ram because he had made so many negative
choices in throughout the story. The theme of this story is to be happy in whatever you do
and if your not you can always move to a new town and start over like Ram did.
In the short story, “Everything That Rises Must Converge,” by Flanery O’Connor,
Julian learns there are more people in this world other than himself. The way he learns
this is by taking his over weight mother every Wednesday night to the Y so she could
exercise. Julian’s mother is scared to go by herself because her town has become
segregated. In the story there is an expensive hat that is wore by Julian’s mother. The
mother was skeptical to wear it because she thought it was funny looking, but she wore it
anyway. While on the bus to the Y a colored lady came on with a similar hat as Julian’s
mothers. When Julian saw this he began to make fun of his mother because she had the
same hat as a colored person.
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Short Stories Julian Everything That Rises Salman Rushdie Other Characters Widow Hanging Wear Hurt Colored
The hat represents how race doesn’t matter in the choice
making process. It doesn’t matter what race you are, everybody has the same choices
throughout life. The theme is that everyone is created equal and should be treated the
same no matter the color of their skin.
Clearly, the main characters of these stories made some important choices
throughout the stories. Weather they were positive or negative they were still choices
they had to make throughout their story.