A Prayer For Owen Meany
It is often the case in the novels with strong themes, that the author must rely on certain prearranged molds when shaping the major characters and their relationships with each other. These molded characters allow for the thematic content of the novel to be expressed more clearly. Hence, the thoughts and actions of the characters give a better idea to develop themes in the novel. A Separate Peace by John
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two central characters is almost identical.
In conclusion, the protagonists in both the novels were good at heart but uncertain and somewhat vulnerable. To help the protagonist, there was the guiding figure who symbolized purity and guided the protagonist towards light. Hence, due to similar thematic nature of A Separate Peace by John Knowles and A Prayer for Owen Meany the novels, many similarities can be found in the character attributes in both the novels.