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thesis
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

12 uses
  • He would also help me begin my Master's thesis on Thomas Hardy.
    p. 527.6
  • Canon Mackie is keen on having guest ministers deliver the sermon—which does spare us the canon's loquacity—but whoever the preacher was today, he was some sort of "reformed" Anglican, and his thesis seemed to be that everything that first appears to be different is actually the same.
    p. 147.6
  • Some Sundays, this is so hard to say; Canon Campbell indulged me when I confessed to him that this confession was difficult for me, but Canon Mackie employs the "mere words" thesis with me until I am seeing him in a most unforgiving light.
    p. 149.1
  • He mentions "dates" and what he calls my "head for history" to set up a familiar thesis: that I live in the past.
    p. 229.8
  • Earning my fifty "points" was easy for me; I had a B.A. cum laude, and a Master's degree in English—with Owen Meany's help, I'd written my Master's thesis on Thomas Hardy.
    p. 460.8
  • "His poor mother," my grandmother said; she was moved to expand upon her thesis on dying.
    p. 473.8
  • I'd heard Owen's Vietnam thesis before; it was not very original—I think it was borrowed from something Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., had written or said—but Owen's delivery was impressive.
    p. 496.2
  • I wrote Owen that I had selected Thomas Hardy as the subject for my Master's thesis; I doubt he was surprised.
    p. 513.0
  • YOU TAKE HIS HIGH STANDARDS FOR STORIES THAT ARE 'EXCEPTIONAL' AND YOU PUT THAT TOGETHER WITH HIS BELIEF THAT 'NOTHING BEARS OUT IN PRACTICE WHAT IT PROMISES INCIPIENTLY,' AND THERE'S YOUR THESIS!
    p. 529.1
  • ACTUALLY, THERE IS HIS THESIS—ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS FILL IN THE EXAMPLES.
    p. 529.1
  • And thus—having cut off my finger and allowed me to finish graduate school—he started my Master's thesis for me, too.
    p. 529.4
  • In the middle of the story, which I adore, I began to think: What do Grade 10 girls know about graduate students or Ph.D. theses or the kind of academic posturing that Mr. Davies makes such great, good fun of?
    p. 557.4

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