Everything you need to understand or teach A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving.
John Irving's A Prayer for Owen Meany, published by Ballantine in 1989, is a long, sprawling novel in the tradition of Charles Dickens and other nineteenth-century novelists. John Wheelwright, a former American who is now a Canadian citizen living in Toronto, tells the story. John recalls growing up in a small town in New Hampshire with a very unusual best friend, a tiny boy with a high voice named Owen Meany. Despite his strange appearance and voice, Owen is a boy with a strong personality, intellectual gifts, and an air of authority that enables him to take charge of a situation. Owen also possesses a strong religious faith and an uncanny knowledge of future events in his lifeincluding the exact time and circumstances of his own tragic but heroic death. It is through Owen Meany that John becomes a religious believer.
A Prayer for Owen Meany is Irving's seventh...
A Prayer for Owen Meany Lesson Plans contain 133 pages of teaching material, including: