A Prayer for Owen Meany

Mr. Morrison Character Analysis

The town mailman. Mr. Morrison is a tall and extremely gloomy man whom Dan Needham casts as the ominous Ghost of Christmas Future in A Christmas Carol. However, Mr. Morrison vainly resigns from the part when he realizes that he has no lines, and is swiftly replaced by Owen Meany. He faints when Owen has a fit on stage.
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Mr. Morrison Character Timeline in A Prayer for Owen Meany

The timeline below shows where the character Mr. Morrison appears in A Prayer for Owen Meany. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 4: The Little Lord Jesus 
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...about the ghosts. The worst is the Ghost of Christmas Future, played by the mailman, Mr. Morrison . He is insulted to be cast as a character without any speaking lines, and... (full context)
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...boys decide to return to playing at Harriet’s house. They’re there on the day when Mr. Morrison , the mailman, tells Harriet to tell Dan that he’s quitting the show. Owen tries... (full context)
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...future, or someone who knows it. The rest of the household stands behind her, rapt. Mr. Morrison finally leaves, and Owen calls Dan to tell him what happened. He volunteers himself as... (full context)
Chapter 5: The Ghost of the Future 
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Mr. Morrison would surely also wish for Owen’s presence to be somewhat diminished—he is upset to hear... (full context)
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From backstage, John looks out into the audience. Mr. Morrison is there, as is Rev. Merrill and his family. It occurs to John that many... (full context)
Chapter 9: The Shot
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...Downing. Larry O’Day and his daughter Caroline, John’s former girlfriend, are there, with Maureen Early. Mr. Morrison is there. Randy White’s replacement as headmaster is there. The Brinker-Smiths returned to England in... (full context)