Study Guide Questions 1.) Is the narrator a sympathetic protagonist? Does our opinion of him change as the story progresses? Does the narrator develop or change or "grow" over the course of the evening?2.) What are the primary emotions displayed by the narrator throughout, and howcan we understand them in terms of the life he leads? What are some adjectives you would use to characterize him? What role does alcohol play in his life?3.) What is the narrator’s attitude toward his wife? Describe the narrator’s marriage. What kind of marriage do they have, and what evidence do you find to support your conclusion? Is the narrator’s jealousy of Robert irrational?4.) What is it about Robert that unsettles the narrator? What does Robert do to put the narrator at ease?5.) How does Robert shatter the narrator’s preconceived notions of blind people? How do his appearance and bearing resist every stereotypical image the narrator has about blind people, and why is this so upsetting?