In the beginning of the story “Cathedral”, the narrator is unhappy that Robert will be coming to visit him and his wife because he discriminates those who are blind. Before Robert comes over, the narrator admits that Robert “being blind bothered him” and that his “idea of blindness came from the movies. In the movies, the ...
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...story, “Cathedral”, the narrator transformed from being arrogant and prejudice man to an understanding and open-minded person. What the man did not know is that he was blind too, not physically, but mentally because he was prejudice. The narrator was not able to accept the fact that his wife’s blind friend, Robert was visiting their house, but after his wife begged him, he felt as if he wanted to make her happy. However, when Robert finally arrived, they both got along just fine through the help of a drawing activity which was also beneficial and important to the transformation of the narrator’s character. Because the man was able to relate to Robert in the end, he went from being someone who was mentally blind, to someone who can see the world through someone else’s eyes, which is essential to changing from being someone who is prejudice to an open-minded person.
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