Drawling A Cathedral Analysis

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After dinner, as the wife passes out on the couch, the narrator and Robert are left to smoke weed and watch television with each other. Although awkward at first, the narrator makes small talk with Robert and eventually turns the television on to watch show about cathedrals, and, “tried to explain to the blind man what was happening.” (100). Though the narrator is uncomfortable with the Robert’s presence , and would rather him not be there, he is still sympathetic to his disability and compassionately offers a helping hand to him. He fails to properly explain what a cathedral looks like, however, so instead, he draws one. Drawling a cathedral allows the narrator to experience an epiphany and look inside himself for greater meaning. The narrator
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