Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories Characters

Edith Pearlman
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Sophie

Sophie is the main character in the story “Inbound.” She was the daughter of Ken and Joanna and the older sister of Lily. Lily had Down’s Syndrome. Sophie, however, was extremely intelligent. Her father often quizzed her about things he believed she should know. Sophie had realized that since Lily had been born, the members of her family had not been individuals. Instead, they had become stuck together. She sensed it would be like that for the rest of their lives. She had a vision of her future, one in which she and her sister’s lives were coextensive, always running side by side, just like her father's description of the subway.

Robert Katz

Robert Katz, a Jew, is the main character in “Day of Awe.” He had gone to Central America to visit his son, Lex, and the Mexican boy, Jamie, whom Lex was preparing to...

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