Irony in A prayer of Owen Meany
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... Irony in A prayer for Owen Meany “A prayer for Owen Meany” written by John Irving is a long sprawling novel in which the writer uses the narrator, John wheelwright, a former American and a Canadian citizen in the novel living in Toronto to bring irony, a style that runs through out the story. Though compelling to read, Irving evokes sadness, nervousness, irritation, enjoyment, and hilarity through the entire novel through his writing. The reader thus reads the novel with unquenchable curiosity about Owen Meany, a character who bears the name of the title of the book. Irony runs through out the entire book. Using Irony, Irving engages and involves the readers by making them extract deeper levels of...