Cathedral | Study Guide

Raymond Carver

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Overview

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Author

Raymond Carver

Year Published

1981

Type

Short Story

Genre

Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

"Cathedral" is narrated in the first person by an unnamed, married, male narrator during the course of a single evening.

Tense

"Cathedral" is told in the past tense.

About the Title

The title "Cathedral" refers to a large intricately built Christian religious structure. It is the subject of the documentary the narrator and his guest, Robert, watch at the end of an evening together.

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