Growth And Development In 'A Prayer For Owen Meany'

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Owen Meany A Prayer for Owen Meany is a coming-of-age novel for many reasons. The novel gives many unique examples of how young adults may find themselves. The book shows us the spiritual growth and development in two young adults. In A Prayer for Owen Meany, the scenarios that show us the growth are especially contingent. For example, at one point in the novel, Owen and John find a condom; The boys then proceed to try the condom on, taking turns with it. This gives an example of how young adults may (unlikely) explore their sexual side. As a person gets older, they tend to experiment more. Sexual and spiritual experimentation contribute to a person maturing. Owen Meany showed an abundance of spiritual growth. From early on in the
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