Margaret Craver’s novel, I Heard the Owl Call My Name, is the story of a
terminally ill young ordinand, Mark Brian, who is sent by his bishop to Kingcome on
patrol of the Indian villages. There, as the Bishop had hoped, he learns enough of the
meaning of life to be ready to die.
In life people should give and share. Mark learned how to give unselfishly
without expecting anything in return. In order
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is one of triumph and once he learns the meaning of life, he
too must die.
In conclusion in the book I Heard the Owl Call My Name, the main character
Mark Brian learns many truths about life. He learns how to give, that it takes time for
people to trust you, and that death is natural. After learning enough about the meaning of
life and completing his purpose, Mark, like the salmon, must dies.