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Cathedral

Cathedral

by Raymond Carver

Cathedral: Get Your Stained Glass On True or False

1. Which describes Robert’s condition?→Deaf
2. Who recently died just before the story begins?→Robert’s wife
3. How did Robert and the narrator’s wife correspond?→Audio tape
4. Why isn’t the narrator happy that Robert is coming to visit?→He is jealous of Robert
5. Years ago, about what did the narrator’s wife write a poem?→Robert saying her name
6. Whom did the narrator’s wife marry originally?→An officer
7. The narrator’s wife was so unhappy in her prior marriage that she did what?→Had three kids so she could take have some companionship
8. What does Robert do with the narrator and his wife that he has never done before?→Engage in a ménage-a-trois
9. What does the Robert ask the narrator to describe to him?→A cathedral
10. When the narrator has trouble with this activity, what does Robert then ask that he do?→Draw it

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