Cathedral Character Descriptions

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 136 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Cathedral Lesson Plans

Narrator

This character is the protagonist of the short story. He is unnamed in the story, and clues in the text indicate that he is middle-aged, white, and married.

Narrator's Wife

This is the second character introduced in “Cathedral.” She was previously married to her high school sweetheart, but divorced after a suicide attempt.

Robert

This character in the short story is generally referred to as “the blind man” by the protagonist. As the story opens, he has just lost his wife and is traveling across the country to see his wife's family.

Officer-to-Be

This character is mentioned in the story as the female character's first husband.

Beulah

This is the name of the blind man's wife who has recently passed away.

Barry Fitzgerald

The blind man says he's like this Irish actor who said "When I drink water, I drink water. When I drink whiskey, I drink whiskey...

(read more Characters)

This section contains 241 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Cathedral Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Cathedral from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook