A Separate Peace

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In the novel, A Separate Peace by John Knowles, Gene Forrester experiences internal and external conflicts. Gene has trouble finding out who he really during adolescences because he tries to be like his best friend, Finny. Gene becomes envious of Finny because Gene can’t ... Continue Reading

A Seperate Peace - FInny How Things Change

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A Seperate Peace-Finny How Things Change In the novel "A Separate Peace," by John Knowles, a boy named Gene visits his high school 15 years after graduating in order to find an inner peace. While attending the private boys' school during the second World War, Gene's best friend Phineas died and ... Continue Reading

Finny of A Separate Peace

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In the novel "A Separate Peace," by John Knowles, a boy named Gene visits his high school 15 years after graduating in order to find an inner peace. While attending the private boys school during the second World War, Gene's best friend Phineas died and Gene knows h ... Continue Reading

seperate peace Gene

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Gene Forrester is both the narrator and main character in A Separate Peace by John Knowles. Gene has many positive qualities such as being compassionate and caring but also contains many negatives such as being disloyal, jealous, paranoid and insincere. Gene’s positive and negative qualities are o ... Continue Reading

A Separate Peace

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The trial at Devon between Gene and Finny plays a vital part in the novel. In “A Separate Peace” by John Knowles the trial between Gene and Finny brings out many conflicts between them and Finny faces his own conflicts when hearing the facts given at the time. I think the ... Continue Reading

Who was Gene’s Enemy: Finny or Himself?

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Who was Gene’s Enemy: Finny or Himself? In A Separate Peace by John Knowles, the main character and narrator Gene was living a life full of war. All events in Gene’s life were now being effected by the war going on around him, but more importantly, his internal “war” with hi ... Continue Reading

A Separate Peace

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Everyone in the world has a slice in their soul that is pure evil. For some people it is larger than others. Some of this evil is represented in the characters of A Separate Peace by John Knowles. Some of this evil may also be represented by the Mrs. LaBombard when she reads this because it is no ... Continue Reading

evil

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We all have a darkness inside of us that is unleashed at different times in our lives. It can come out when we are jealous, angry, or just harassing someone. In the novel, A Separate Peace by Robert Knowles, Gene, the main character, is affected by a few evils inside a person and he also releases hi ... Continue Reading

A Separate Peace

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Everyone has a desire to out-do, or show-up, other people in our everyday life, but some of us feel the need to achieve dominance over those who work with us, those in our family, those who have set records in the past, or even our friends. It is just this need that fuels John Knowles’s A Separa ... Continue Reading

A Seperate Peace

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In a Separate Peace by John Knowles boys attend Devon school and experience many different feelings and emotions through their friendships. The theme of A Separate Peace is love/hate relations which are influenced by different personalities and change. Two friends Gene and Finny demonstrate their ... Continue Reading

Inner Demons

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“The thought was, ‘You and Phineas are even already. You are even in enmity. You are both coldly driving forward for yourselves alone. You did hate him for breaking that school swimming record, but so what? He hated you for getting an A in every course but one last ... Continue Reading

Analyzing the Color Green in

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Jealousy: Not Necessarily the Green-eyed Monster Jealousy is a recurring theme that appears in John Knowles’ A Separate Peace. Envy is usually accompanied by negative connotation. People think that is they are jealous of someone, it means that the other person is superior to them in some way. ... Continue Reading

Sepearte part

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A separate peace shows jealousy and envy coinciding to form a life-long catastrophe which haunts Gene into almost becoming a psychotic individual who eventually becomes too numb to even cry over Finney, whose innocence has no relation to his death. Finney’s perfect personality causes Gene’s men ... Continue Reading

Seperate Peace

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A Separate Peace is the story of two young men, Gene and Phineas, taking their first steps into adulthood during the beginning of World War II. The two of them face many challenges, including watching a comrade go into war only to return with his mind useless, and also an incident where Phineas fall ... Continue Reading