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Unformatted text preview: appear as if it is his choice to be unhappy when in reality, his deplorable situation is a result of his own emotional issues. In an attempt to avoid his nightly terrors, the narrator stays up watching a program on cathedrals, a topic in which he is not very interested. When the blind man requests that the narrator describe the cathedrals, he comes up short. Once the cathedral is illustrated, however, I sensed a shift in the narrators tone and attitude, and the narrator undergoes a spiritual awakening. Because I have related to the character throughout, I recognize even more so the importance of this particular awakening because the author has created a character with which I can identify. When he experiences this epiphany, he sees the world from a different, awakened perspective, and I can recognize it and be happy for him....
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