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Cause and Effect Society is always changing we keep moving towards a world where hard task are easier to accomplish For instance communication is not a problem any more cellular phones internet and all the technology involved are making our lives effortless However they are consuming a big amount of our time Our society is in somehow attracted to the unknown As a result we are always seeking for new entertainment Reading a novel or riding a horse is not fun anymore We prefer to search the web or drive a fast car The most important thing we are leaving behind is faith The believe of a god the creator our father The authors main message in A Prayer for Owen Meany was that of religious faith John Irving was trying to tell people to think or even rethink about their stance on faith By forcing Johnny through various trials and tribulations he strengthened his faith through out the book Owen Meany throughout the book proves that he is something beyond the ordinary despite the fact he was extremely small The Shot or so it was called by Owen Meany was not very prevalent in and of itself but it symbolism all its own To pull off The Shot it required both Johnny and Owen to work together nearly flawless Johnny the stronger of the two hoisted Owen up to dunk the ball whereas Owen was lifted because he was the smaller of the two John and Owen successfully perform The Shot in less than four seconds Owen triumphantly announces that IT JUST TAKES A LITTLE MORE FAITH The symbolism in this case is the relationship both of them had to accomplish The Shot The relationship bears many similarities to that of God and his people God being omnipotent is obviously the stronger of the two but his people are required to be effectively pious to reach heaven or the dunk so to speak This
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