In Raymond Carver's "Cathedral," the narrator's character develops in a way that is hard to believe. At first, the narrator has preconceptions about a man he does not even know. The narrator feels this way because of the lack of knowledge he has about blind people. He feels he can prejudge the blind man because he thinks he knows enough about his "type." The narrator will soon find out how wrong he will be! Throughout
showed first 75 words of 974 total
showed last 75 words of 974 total
an epiphany. One has to realize that people are people. Yes, people are different, but this is what makes us unique. Like the narrator in "Cathedral," you cannot judge a person without knowing him or her beforehand. You also cannot dislike a person because of your preconceptions about a specific group of people. In the end, that person you dislike may have something in common with you just as the narrator finally realizes about Robert.