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A Prayer for Owen Meany - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Owen’s opening night performance in A Christmas Carol wins him rave reviews in the local paper; however, all Owen can focus on is the words used to describe his size. Owen develops a cold and Dan is somewhat elated, as a sniffling ghost may be less terrifying. John worries Owen’s cold may affect his portrayal of Baby Jesus. Mr. Fish, whose own performance as Scrooge was overshadowed by Owen’s turn as the Ghost, joins Owen and John as they make their way to the church on the morning of the Christmas pageant. He is not a regular churchgoer but is eager to see Owen perform once again. Owen demands that he be wrapped in his lucky scarf—a gift from Tabby—before he is wrapped in his swaddling costume. Barb Wiggins and Owen argue about the scarf, and ultimately Barb loses. As the...

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