After attempting to describe the cathedral, he realized he could not. He said,“but it looks like that’s the best I can do for you. I’m just no good at it” (Carver, 12). Later on, when Robert asks the Narrator to bring him a pen and paper and they drew the cathedral, the Narrator realized something very important. While, the Narrator can see with his eyes, the blind man can see the world through his mind.
Cathedrals would become the next section of the show, drawing the attention of both men as they watched and listened. They would speak about the buildings, the narrator trying as much as he could to describe the architecture from the spires to the buttresses, and even though he would deny his ability to properly explain, Robert was not bothered. Instead, the blind man would opt for another solution that would deter the narrators’ way of thinking to something both men could feel. Asking for the narrator to grab heavy paper and something to write with, the two would begin to draw the cathedrals neither could truly see. As the paper became marked with windows and arches and buttresses the narrator would begin to feel something that was “like nothing else in (my) life up to now” when he closed his eyes.
An analytical essay on “The Man Who Hugged Women” by Mischa Hiller Unsuccessful marriages have become common in the modern society, where a lot of couples split up. Regularly, the reason is a lack of affection from the partner. The short story “The Man Who Hugged Women” written by Mischa Hiller (2012) debates the theme unsuccessful marriages and what the consequences are. Freya is unhappy about her marriage; she feels neglected by her husband, but is she really that? The main character is Freya.
Gurov is mostly focused on his personal needs; he does not care about her feelings because he is not even sure how this romance will continue. This fact about his lack of interest is supported by Gurov words when he saw her cry full of self-reproaches that she cheated on her husband. He just looked at her and based on the Cekhov´s description, ´´he was bored to death´´. She is also narrow-minded person who only cares about what society would think about her. She is very naive and inexperienced young lady for whom means moral values basically everything.
Jude feels completely isolated from her parents. One no longer alive, and the other does not communicate anything with her anymore. He sits alone with his own thoughts, and Jude with her’s. Her twin brother Noah tells readers that during their mother’s life, the “Truth is, I think Mom and I had gotten used to not noticing her when the three of us were together” (73). Noah and his mother ignored Jude whenever they were all out doing something, because of this lack of being able to talk to her mother while she was still alive, it just pushed Jude further and further away from her family.
The word “identity” is defined as who the person is, the characteristics that define him, how he thinks about himself and how he is viewed by everyone else. Among the four daughters whose stories constitute the novel, Lena St. Clair is one of the weaker characters. She is fragile, and acts according to what other people think about her. Thus, she lacks the drive to assert herself, failing to take initiatives. The song “Because of You” by Kelly Clarkson is about the artiste telling her father the pain of their deteriorating relationship following the divorce of her parents.
The narrator disliked the idea of the blind man Robert coming over to his house. At the beginning of the story, he is being sarcastic about Robert because he is blind. As the story progresses the narrator begins to enjoy Robert’s company. Finally, at the end of the story he learns something from the experience with Robert. Through the narrator’s character, Raymond Carver is suggesting that an individual should always keep an open mind because one can learn something from an experience even when unexpected.
His father’s answer is “Not everyone has a sob story, Charlie, and even if they do, it’s no excuse.” (39) in another words, what a person goes through no matter how bad is it does not give them an excuse to do something wrong. His sister on the other hand does not believe on her father’s words, she becomes angry at Charlie for telling her father saying that she hate him and calls him freak for what he did. This quotation demonstrate an immature display of character that cause the reader not to sympathies with Charlie’s sister. She was in a physical and mentally abusive relationship and she choses to remains oppressed by a male dominated figure. Charlie shows how he respects his sister and how he thinks she deserves more that he still replied nicely to her after she
The main character or narrator in the Cathedral was not only jealous of the relationship between his wife and her friend (the blind man); moreover, he had not seen him in person and did not appreciate the idea that he was actually spending the night at their house. However, after the narrator’s encounter with Robert, he perceives that he was not what he expected him to be; instead, he was gentle and friendly. On the other hand, the main character or narrator in everyday use was outspoken and straightforward, explaining about her surroundings and what had transpired in her life. From harsh labor to the different circumstances, she had faced in her lifetime; she also talks about her daughters who had different personalities. Imagery/symbol The imagery and symbolism in the Cathedral shows a transformation in the life of the narrator, who perceived the blind man has a threat to him, later learn the significance of humanity through the kindness and caring gestures of the blind man.