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    The Blind Man Sparknotes

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    too good about the blind man in the first paragraph he says that the only experience he has had with blind people was in the movies when they were often the person that moved slowly and did not laugh. The narrator did not have such a positive view on people that were blind because the narrator thought they were people that he could not relate to and were for the most part simple. When the narrator's wife was talking about inviting the blind man over she says the that the blind man’s wife had just

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    Theme Of The Blind Man

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    The theme is the man finding his inner self through the blind man. For example; the blind man and the Narrator were going to draw a Cathedral together, and the blind man asks the man to close his eyes, and then the blind man put his hand on top of his hand and began to draw. It was not like nothing else in his life and he enjoyed the experience and that he could relate to the blind man (Craver, 1981, p. 32) The plot begins when a blind man comes to visit his wife they had not seen each other

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    Foster introduces the blind man in chapter 22 in his novel. He mentions how physical blindness is important when brought into a story. He says it starts to make the other characters change and “behave differently”. He also says how when a blind person is introduced something important is “at stake” and the author is trying to emphasize the levels of sight beyond the physical one. He sort of shows how the blindness of a character can also be quite ironic. Those who are blind are able to see and those

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    In the story, ‘Cathedral’ written by Raymond Carver, a wife, a husband, and a blind man, known as Robert, come together and interact with each other. The narrator was disturbed with the thought of having Robert in his home, especially since he is a stranger to the narrator. The narrator believes in the falsifications of blind people from the movies and therefore, judges the “blind man” (1) prior to his arrival. His judgment shows that he thinks of Robert on a highly shallow level, which demonstrates

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    In the beginning of Raymond Carver’s, “Cathedral” the protagonist, who was also the narrator, was not sympathetic towards the blind man. The main character had many preconceived notions about blind people and did not consider life inside their shoes. When they first met, the protagonist felt disgust and lack of empathy towards Robert, the blind man, but he restrained from showing his emotions. It is also very noticeable that the main character was continually jealous of the attention and admiration

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    “Cathedral”, by Raymond Carver, focuses on one main person, Robert who is a blind man. The story consists of three main characters: Robert the blind man, the husband and the wife. The story is written in third person, in the perspective of the husband. The story starts off with explaining how the wife was old acquaintances with Robert the blind man, the way Robert and the wife kept in touch was they would send tapes of them talking and updating them on what was going on in their life. Robert and

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    The Experience of a Blind Man In the short story “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver, the narrator known as the husband has an encounter with one of his wife’s lifelong friends Robert. Robert is a blind man that plays an integral roll in the climax of this story when the narrator has a life changing experience with Robert and seeing life through the eyes of a blind man. In this essay, we will delve into the various character aspects of the husband, and Robert. We will also discuss the relationship, and

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    Cathedral: One Blind Man to Another In Raymond Carver’s Cathedral, the reader is given a glimpse into the precarious relationship between the narrator and his wife. The narrator shares his heavily critical point of view on the forthcoming visit from his wife’s old friend whom he calls “the blind man” later known as “Robert”. Specifically, Carver uses first person narrative to put the reader in the mindset of the speaker who although keeps information hidden about himself, eventually exposes a substantial

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    show. From this point on forward in the story Husband and wife and the blind man are settling down, having a little bit of small talk and enjoying each other's company over some drinks. “I remembered having read somewhere that the blind didn’t smoke because, as speculation had it, they couldn’t see the smoke they exhaled”(Guy)said the narrator, he states that because Robert was smoking, this clashes preconceived notions about blind people. After that they enjoyed a great dinner and all the while the

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    Jesus And The Blind Man

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    1. Jesus decides to heal the blind man in two stages rather than just one in order to reveal to the disciples their own spiritual blindness. Even though up to this point they have seen Jesus perform various miracles, the disciples continuously struggle to see Jesus as the Messiah. They are blinded by their own pre-conceived notions their culture has fed them with. Mark elects to include this story in his Gospel because he feels it also applies to his audience. He wants to warn them against their

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