Cathedral is the third major-press collection of short stories by American writer Raymond Carver, published in Contents. 1 Reception; 2 The stories. Use our free chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis of Cathedral. It helps middle and high school students understand Raymond Carver’s literary. Cathedral has ratings and reviews. Luca said: English (Cathedral) / ItalianoThis collection of twelve stories by Raymond Carver is the per.

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It’s not that he imposes moral or political judgments; in that respect, he’s quite self-effacing.

Cathedral (short story) – Wikipedia

I wanted to read every word Carver wrote. On finishing this magnficent collection, I am moved — Carver is a gem.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It was a nothing job. Questions on the Ending of Raymond Carver’s Cathedral. It is he who learns how to imagine, and to feel.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Set in trailer parks and shopping malls, they are stories of banal lives that turn on a seemingly insignificant detail.

These stories have a bit of that same flavor. But even if it wasn’t okay, what am I supposed to do? This book is a modern classic.


View all 13 comments. Robert, the blind man, has just lost his wife and will be travelling to Connecticut to visit with her family.

To ask other readers questions about Cathedralplease sign up. It is not a bad story in my view, merely rather one which stops short of investigating the deeper issues here, perhaps because the author did not consider them. As well as being a master of the short story, he was an accomplished poet publishing several highly acclaimed volumes.

Non potevano che essere associati nel mio cervello. By all means, check it out! Refresh and try again. The best example of how this works is in a story that gets revised here. The narrator is clearly unhappy about the upcoming visit. There are lots of hands on legs I counted at least four instances where characters put hands on other people’s legs.

Cathedral (short story)

Nei suoi racconti Cathedralx ha fatto la stessa cosa con gli oggetti inanimati. The story has a theme about seeing with one’s eyes contrasted with seeing and understanding things below the surface. The story also reflect of hope for personal growth, as the cathecrals seems to have an epiphany of sorts at the end when he makes the realization that he can communicate with the blind man and that doing so makes him feel very different and alive in many ways.


To be honest, his stories can be considered as catehdrals ciphers, as while reading, you may think the story is about bananas, but in fact, It might just be about the potassium and carbohydrates or even oranges. Gun icinde dunyadan kopmak, bulundugunuz atmosferden uzaklasmak istiyorsaniz, her bir cumlenin hatta kelimenin, hesaplanarak yerli yerine kondugu bu harika oykuleri catherrals siddetle tavsiye ediyorum.

Next, Robert suggests that the narrator get a pencil and paper to draw it with.

I asked him if he wanted another drink, and he said sure. Right up there with the best short stories you have ever read. Retrieved from ” https: Robert then gives him the opportunity to realize that he faymond still capable of vision, insight, and creative energy.

Cathedral (short story collection) – Wikipedia

Piccole poesie raccontate con un linguaggio essenziale, concreto, efficace. A cathedraos loses his job and his life disintegrates. Actually, one thing that is not pathetic, even for black bile Al: I would suggest you to try his poetry too.