Cathedral - Jordan Davila Composition II Andrew Pawelczak March 15 2016 What could one expect of a person who had lived his entire life led only by what

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Jordan DavilaComposition IIAndrew PawelczakMarch, 15, 2016.What could one expect of a person who had lived his entire life led only by what he sees? It is such a person who Raymond Carver’s characterizes in “Cathedral”. This is a story about a man who had lived all his life on his own world of appearances but later on learns the importance of seeing beyond what is visible. The narrator is a rather neurotic, anti-social type of person. He has no friends and tends to be sarcastic at times. This is shown when he suggested his wife to go bowling with the blind man. Of course his personality is all due to the fact that he’s very superficial. Everyone and everything he sees is judged only by what his physical eyes tell him. There is nothing beyond his point of sight. His way of viewing people and everything around him, created a sort of defense mechanism on him. He felt insecure and threatened by other people, especially by people who were completely different than him. When his

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