A Prayer for Owen Meany, by John Irving Essay
Without Harriet, Owen would not be able to attend the Academy, where he would not be able to obtain his ‘destiny.’ As one can see, Harriet’s identity starts out as a harsh, rude character that would not even give someone directions. However, as her character progresses, she turns into an agreeable, more pleasant woman. Just as Harriet’s character greatly affects major characters, such as Owen and Johnny, Dick Jarvits does the same.
Dick Jarvits, while a minor character, affects the plot line and