The World According to Garp - Study Guide What He Wanted to Be When He Grew Up Summary & Analysis

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Jenny is able to advise Garp on his classes because she has taken most of them herself, but is ignorant about sports because she was never interested in athletics. Garp's search for a sport in which to participate is a perplexing task because he does not like games that use balls and is not fond of water. One day, frustrated by Garp's inability to choose, Jenny walks to the Steering gym in order to determine a sport for Garp and solve the problem.

Inside the gym, Jenny enters the first door she sees and finds herself in a padded room where young boys are practicing wrestling. Jenny waits for the end of practice and introduces herself to the coach, Ernie Holm, and his young daughter, Helen. Ernie is raising Helen alone...

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