Cathedral - The Bridle and Cathedral Summary & Analysis

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The Bridle: Holits and his wife show up in their station wagon at the apartment complex run by Marge and her husband Harley. They appear to have lost their farm and are looking for an apartment. Marge shows them a two-bedroom apartment, and they agree to take it. Holits does the talking—his wife Betty doesn’t say anything.

Marge gets to know Betty a little when Betty comes to get her hair done. She has found a job waiting tables at an Italian restaurant and wants to color her hair. While Marge does her hair, Betty tells Marge about Holits and his racehorse, which never won a race. It took something out of Holits, but neither Betty nor Marge say exactly what.

Eventually Holits gets a job as well, and the family of four keeps living in that little two-bedroom apartment, their...

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