A Prayer for Owen Meany
A Prayer for Owen Meany
by John Irving

A Prayer for Owen Meany Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Themes
Quotes
Religion
Religion Quotes
Fate and Free Will
Fate and Free Will Quotes
Mortality
Mortality Quotes
Friendship
Friendship Quotes
Family
Family Quotes
Memory and the Past
Memory and the Past Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Identity
Identity Quotes
Principles
Principles Quotes
Appearances
Appearances Quotes
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Brief Summary
Characters
Owen Meany
Timeline
John Wheelwright
Dan Needham
Tabby Wheelwright
Reverend Lewis Merrill
Hester Eastman
Harriet Wheelwright
Mary Beth Baird
Ginger Brinker-Smith
Mr. Brinker-Smith
Canon Campbell
Mr. Chickering
Harold Crosby
Maureen Early
Mr. Early
Aunt Martha Eastman
Uncle Alfred Eastman
Simon Eastman
Noah Eastman
Ethel
Mr. Fish
Germaine
Mr. Giordano
Harry Hoyt
Mrs. Hoyt
Dick Jarvits
Katherine Keeling
Lydia
Canon Mackie
Graham McSwiney
Mr. Meany
Mrs. Meany
Mrs. Merrill
The Merrill Kids
Mrs. Needham
Chief Pike
Sagamore
Archibald Thorndike
Buzzy Thurston
Mrs. Walker
Reverend Dudley Wiggin
Barb Wiggin
Character Clues
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Companion
LoveInterest
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Jesus
The Ghost of the Future
Owen's Voice
Armless Figures: The Dressmaker's Dummy, The Armadillo, and Mary Magdalene
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Epigraph?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis
Three-Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Study Questions
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Amen
Amen Flashcards
Amen True or False
Owen on Your Bills
Owen on Your Bills Flashcards
Owen on Your Bills True or False
Back to the Future
Back to the Future Flashcards
Back to the Future True or False
Weird Voices
Weird Voices Flashcards
Weird Voices True or False
A Bar Mitzvah for Owen Meany
A Bar Mitzvah for Owen Meany Flashcards
A Bar Mitzvah for Owen Meany True or False
Terrible Luck
Terrible Luck Flashcards
Terrible Luck True or False
Essay