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Owen Meaney.

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Pr�cis -10- Owen Meaney By: Eric S. Berkowitz Pledge:__________________________ AP English 12 Period 6 Storino 12/5/02 In the next chapter, Owen takes over Mr. Morrison's part as the Ghost of Christmas to Come. On Christmas Eve, the pageant which Owen is in happens, it as an utter disaster. Everyone mess up their job and it is a hue embarrassment. Christmas Eve day is also the final performance of A Chrismas Carol, starring Owen as the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. Owen becomes sick, pale and weak with a very high fever. He refuses, however, to relinquish his acting duties to anyone and remains in the play. ...read more.


When Johnny returns home, he finds Lydia, the former maid of Harriet, has died and the new maid, Germaine, has hidden herself in the secret passageway out of fear. Later that evening, Johnny calls Owen to discuss some inappropriate feelings he started having about Germaine. Owen and Johnny agree that is an indication of Johnny's biological father. In the next chapter, Owen and Johnny begin life at the Gravesend Academy, just as Tabitha had wanted, for the both of them. Owen was a scholarship student, Johnny, on the other hand is told by the Academy that he should repeat his ninth grade year at the Academy. ...read more.


It is in the winter of 1959 that the Reverend Pinky Scammon falls on the steps of Hurd's church and is killed. Pastor Merril is hired as his replacement under Owen's advisement. On weekends, when the weather did not permit outdoor activities, Owen and Johnny began practicing what Owen called "The Shot". This involved Owen jumping into Johnny's arms and being lifted up to a basketball hoop to "dunk" the ball. Owen and Johnny were also of legal draft age, thus, they each carried a draft card. Owen discovered how to make a blank draft card on the copy machine in the Grave office. He began making fake draft cards for students who wished to have fake ID's and he charged $21 a card. ...read more.

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