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literally
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

7 uses
  • Furthermore, he had interpreted Kennedy's inaugural charge—to do something for his country—in a typically single-minded and literal fashion.
    p. 348.7
  • But one of the things I failed to notice about Owen was how exact he was—how he meant everything literally, which is not a usual feature of the language of children.
    p. 108.7
  • And that was the first time I learned, literally, what a banshee was—a banshee, in Irish folklore, is a female spirit whose wailing is a sign that a loved one will soon die.
    p. 109.1
  • She literally did not notice us.
    p. 157.7
  • "Perhaps we're being too literal about this song," Mr. Wiggin interjected, but I knew there was no such thing as "too literal" for Owen Meany, who grasped orthodoxy from wherever it could be found.
    p. 171.1
  • "Perhaps we're being too literal about this song," Mr. Wiggin interjected, but I knew there was no such thing as "too literal" for Owen Meany, who grasped orthodoxy from wherever it could be found.
    p. 171.2
  • I don't believe that Dan Needham and I thought of my grandmother as Owen's BENEFACTOR, although—quite literally—that is what she'd become; but that Christmas of 1960, Dan and I—and Grandmother—had reason to be especially proud of Owen Meany.
    p. 332.7

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