What is the meaning or significance of the story's final scene?Aka, the drawing the narrator does with Robert.

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The ending of "Cathedral" is a kind of epiphany and catharsis for the narrator. From the opening lines, we see him as an aloof, jealous, self-involved, and ego-centric. The drawing of the cathedral is our first glimpse into the narrator beginning to open himself up to seeing the perspective of others and his implicit realization that there is more to the world and more to life itself than just his own narrow point of view.

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