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Essay | A Prayer for Owen Meany

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of A Prayer for Owen Meany.
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A Prayer for Owen Meany

Summary: Essay provides an analysis of "A Prayer for Owen Meany" by John Irving.
John and Owen are well suited to each other, even necessary, because of the lack of parentage in their lives, John's sympathy for Owen, and that they are both outcasts and don't fit into society.

John's sympathy for Owen is evident throughout the novel. One example was when Owen was ordered to swing at the ball. He hit it foul and struck Mrs. Wheelwright in the temple. Owen Meany was sad and sorry for what he had done. John quotes, "I also saw that he would not take his hands from his ears. He would not open his eyes, either, and his father had to walk him out of the cemetery. Twice, I heard him say, `I'M SORRY!' " John feels bad not only because of his mother's death, but also because Owen thinks that it's his fault and that he was responsible for Tabitha's...

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This section contains 685 words
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