Blind Interaction In Raymond Carver's Cathedral

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In “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver, it is a story about an interaction between the author, the author’s wife, and the wife’s blind friend, Robert. The blind friend was staying the night at the author’s house and he did not like the idea of it, but since it was his wife’s friend he dealt with it. The author gave characteristics to the blind guy and himself. The author assumed that blind people can’t do anything like a normal person does. The author said that “Did you have a good train ride?’ I said. ‘Which side of the train did you sit on, by the way?’” (Carver 4-5). This shows that the author did not have any interaction with a blind before and is kind of rude. People would not ask a blind guy a question like that. The blind guy was also given
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