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theme
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

10 uses
  • It would grow to be a theme of Owen's: "WHY THROW HIM OUT?" he would ask, repeatedly.
    p. 296.3
  • "WE SHOULD STOP AND HELP THAT MAN," Owen observed, but my mother was pursuing a theme and, therefore, she'd noticed nothing unusual out the window.
    p. 27.9
  • They were a couple with a theme—sadly, it was their only theme, and a small theme, and they overplayed it, but a young couple with such a burning mission was quite interesting to the generally slow, accepting types who were more typical in Gravesend.
    p. 244.4
  • They were a couple with a theme—sadly, it was their only theme, and a small theme, and they overplayed it, but a young couple with such a burning mission was quite interesting to the generally slow, accepting types who were more typical in Gravesend.
    p. 244.4
  • They were a couple with a theme—sadly, it was their only theme, and a small theme, and they overplayed it, but a young couple with such a burning mission was quite interesting to the generally slow, accepting types who were more typical in Gravesend.
    p. 244.5
  • This was a theme of Owen's—the Catholics and their adoration of OBJECTS.
    p. 274.4
  • Inside the place, we were confronted by a spareness as eccentric as the glaring color of every article of clothing in sight; if Jerrold's could be said to have a theme, it appeared to be—stated, and overstated— that there was only one of everything: one bra, one nightgown, one half-slip, one little cocktail dress, one long evening dress, one long skirt, one short skirt, the one blouse on the one mannequin we had seen in the window, and one counter of four-sided glass that contained a...
    p. 351.6
  • For example, Dr. Dolder—dolt though he was—would have heard at least a little of the GOD'S INSTRUMENT theme; even Dr. Dolder would have uncovered Owen's perplexing and troubling anti-Catholicism.
    p. 390.2
  • Owen was particularly interested in the miracle of the resurrection; he was interested in miracles in general, and life after death in particular, and he was writing an interminable term paper that related these subjects to that old theme from Isaiah 5:20, which he loved.
    p. 391.0
  • I had never eaten there, but Owen said it was nice enough—on the harbor, a little over-quaint with the seafood theme (lobster pots and buoys and anchors and mooring ropes were prevalent in the decor).
    p. 454.2

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