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A Prayer for Owen Meany - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Mrs. Wheelwright decides to purchase a TV for her home despite years of resisting. John and Owen may watch whatever they wish, the only exception the Late Show as she believes they should maintain a reasonable bedtime. Mrs. Wheelwright, who watches the TV constantly, develops a habit of keeping up a scathing running commentary during all the shows; the boys find TV without this commentary boring. Both Owen and Mrs. Wheelwright develop an affinity for Liberace, who Mrs. Wheelwright claims is the only performer she can tolerate. John, however, finds this love of the flamboyant Liberace perplexing.

John and Owen are finally old enough to attend Gravesend Academy with Owen receiving a full scholarship to attend. Mrs. Wheelwright honors Tabby’s wishes and agrees to purchase all of Owen’s uniforms. When John is asked to spend a year in public school, Owen decides to spend...

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