Asked by: Monique Wofford
How did Paul get legally blind?
In the Bible, St. Paul (Saul of Tarsus) was struck blind by a light from heaven. Three days later his vision was restored by a “laying on of hands”. The circumstances surrounding his blindness represent an important episode in the history of religion.
Is Paul actually blind in Tangerine?
Paul wears thick goggle glasses because he is legally blind. He has no memory of how he became blind. His family has always told him he looked at an eclipse without protective glasses and permanently damaged his eyes. Paul’s dad is the new director of civil engineering for Tangerine County.
Who blinded Paul in Tangerine?
That choice was to blast spray paint into Paul’s eyes at a young age. Erik made this decision out of anger and by doing so, it has created a new foul relationship between the two siblings. “And I remembered Erik’s fingers prying my eyelids open while Vincent Castor sprayed white paint into them,”(Bloor 263-264).
How does Paul think he became legally blind in the beginning of the book?
How does Paul think he became legally blind? He thinks that he stared into the sun during an eclipse (without any protection for his eyes).
What really happened to Paul’s eyesight?
Paul (Saul of Tarsus) was struck blind by a light from heaven. Three days later his vision was restored by a “laying on of hands.” The circumstances surrounding his blindness represent an important episode in the history of religion.
How was Paul’s blindness cured?
Ananias lays his hands on Paul, and the apostle’s sight is restored as something like scales fall from his eyes. Paul is immediately baptized, and the church’s great enemy becomes her great advocate. Paul’s sight and blindness play a crucial part in this conversion story, reflecting the character of his faith.
How did Paul lose his eyesight in Tangerine?
Erik held Paul’s eyes open while Castor sprayed white spray paint into them. Paul’s mom tried to rinse his eyes out afterwards, but ended up having to drive him to the hospital. That’s it.
What did Paul tell his father’s vision?
(8) Paul confronts his parents about how he lost his eyesight. What excuse do they give him about not telling him the truth? Paul’s parents never told Paul the truth about how he lost his eyesight because they didn’t want Paul to hate his brother for the rest of his life.
How did Paul’s parents handle the situation with Erik and how he damaged Paul’s eye?
How did Paul’s parents handle the situation with Erik and how he damaged Paul’s eye? They told him what happened. They hid the truth from him since he couldn’t remember anyway.
How does Paul feel about getting special attention at school because of his visual handicap?
How does Paul feel about getting special attention at school because of his visual handicap? Paul feels really mad that he is not treated like a regular person because he keeps getting special attention at school because of his visual handicap even though he can see just fine.
Does Paul lose his eyes?
Paul’s prescience was so powerful that when he lost his eyesight due to a Tleilaxu stone burner, he could interact with the world around him without aid. This was because he was able to remember all the details of his vision of the future.