Cathedral by Raymond Carver (1) - Constance Wehner Eng 112-Composition II Writing About Literature Critique of Cathedral by Raymond Carver Critique of

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Constance Wehner Eng. 112-Composition II: Writing About Literature Critique of Cathedral, by Raymond Carver Critique of Raymond Carver’s Cathedral. Main point: It is difficult to build relationships without the ability to communicate and understand people in the bigger sense of who they are and not necessarily what they are. There are so many ways to communicate; it doesn’t have to be verbally, in fact, I would say most effective communication is unspoken and engages all of the senses. I like how Carver used the sense of touch to deliver life changing experiences for the characters: in the beginning “she never forgot it-he touched his fingers to every part of her face”(Carver). Communication can also break down barriers, allowing us to be different things to different people; he did it again with bub by tearing down the stereotypical framework he got from “the movies-the blind move slowly, never laugh-led by seeing-eye dogs-don’t smoke-unable to compliment others and yet

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