The Narrator's Role In Cathedral By Raymond Carver

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"Cathedral" by Raymond Carver Many things are at play in “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver. Most notably, would be the narrator’s sarcastic narration of the story and how the tone changes as the story progresses. “Metanoia” is latin for change of mind. Much like the cathedral, the blind man brought people together and helped them see another side of themselves. Alcohol and cannabis were used by the author as devices to break down the barriers between Robert and the husband. Despite the husbands tolerance of the blind man, he is very immature in his tolerance. He makes insensitive jokes and asks inconsiderate questions. He is jealous of his wifes treatment of the blind man and how they cary on conversation so easily. The husband wants the

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