What are some character traits of the Narrator in Raymond Carver's "Cathedral"?
The narrator of Cathedral is a bitter, cynical, logical, hardened, whiney man. He views most things in life through a very non-impressed, sardonic lens. Nothing impressed him. Of his wife's ex, he writes, "Her officer—why should he have a name?" Of his wife's poems: "I didn't think much of the poem." Of the blind man's tragic loss of his wife: "Pathetic". Of his wife's attempted suicide: "But instead of dying, she got sick." Now, all of those traits don't really...
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