A Prayer for Owen Meany Essay | A Prayer for Owen Meany - a Special Friendship

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A Prayer for Owen Meany - a Special Friendship

Summary: In John Irving's A Prayer For Owen Meany, Owen and Johnny's friendship is clearly special on the surface, but is actually revealed as extraordinary as the characters and story develop. Scenes, dialogue and examples from the story are cited to show how this is a friendship that can't be defined and has no limits.
In A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving, Johnny and his best friend Owen have a relationship characterized by many things that most people would consider to make a relationship special, such as forgiveness, trust, loyalty, protection, and sacrifice. But their relationship is much deeper than it appears to be. Johnny and Owen's friendship transcends beyond special and takes a leap into extraordinary. Society as a whole sometimes seems to overlook what makes a true friend. Anyone can refer to someone else as a friend of his or hers, but how many people actually mean it? How many people have a true friend who would lay their life on the line for the other? Some people have a close friend who they would even go as far as to consider them family, much like Johnny's mother, Tabby, and grandmother, Mrs...

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