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fixation
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone
  • And their nervous fixation upon Owen's medal, pinned to the American flag, suggested that the Meanys quite possibly feared that Owen might rise up from his casket as he had risen up from the mountain of hay in the manger—and once again reproach his parents.
    p. 570.8

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