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Buy Now on Popular pages: A Separate Peace. Gene Forrester. The narrator and protagonist of the novel. When A Separate Peace begins, Gene is in his early thirties, visiting the Devon School for the first time in years.

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A Separate Peace. Book Summary Walking through the campus in the cold November mist, Gene remembers his experiences at Devon during World War II, especially the Summer Session ofwhen he was 16 years old.

At a tree by the river, Gene thinks of his friend and roommate, Phineas (nicknamed Finny), the best athlete in the school. Gene Forrester, a man in his 30s, returns after 15 years to the preparatory school attended as a teenager, the Devon School in New Hampshire. He stops at Devon’s main building and looks at a set of marble stairs, marveling at the fact that they seem much smaller than he remembers.

At the same time. A Separate Peace by John Knowles Chapter 1 I went back to the Devon School not long ago, and found it looking oddly newer than when I was a student there fifteen years before. It seemed more sedate than I remembered it, more perpendicular and strait-laced, with narrower windows and shinier woodwork, as.

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A Separate Peace is a coming-of-age novel by John Knowles, published in Based on his earlier short story "Phineas", published in the May issue of Cosmopolitan, it was Knowles's first published novel and became his best-known work.

Set against the backdrop of World War II, A Separate Peace explores morality, patriotism, and loss of innocence through its narrator, ation date: A Separate Peace is most often associated with another famous first novel about the struggles of an adolescent prep school student: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D.

Salinger. Both The Catcher in the Rye and A Separate Peace depict the physical and emotional turmoil of adolescence with an unprecedented dose of candor and detail. The Catcher in the Rye does so by taking an uncensored look into the. A Separate Peace study guide contains a biography of John Knowles, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

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Chapter 1: The narrator, Gene, returns to the Devon School in New Hampshire, where he was a student with his friend Phineas 15 years ago, just as World War II began.

The narrative shifts back 15 years, to Gene's days with Phineas. On their first attempt to jump off a huge tree into the river, Phineas, being the daredevil, goes first and Gene is the only one who follows. Summary. The boys ride back from the beach to Devon, arriving just in time for Gene's trigonometry test — the first examination Gene fails.

Blitzball and the Suicide Society occupy the rest of the day and evening, and Gene begins to suspect that Finny is deliberately keeping him from studying. Novel Synopsis. A Separate Peace is set at Devon, a boarding school for boys in New Hampshire. The novel uses a framing device, in that the major plot of the story takes place within a larger.

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A Separate Peace begins with Gene Forrester, our narrator, visiting the prep school in New Hampshire he attended as a young man during World War II – the Devon school. Wandering through the campus, Gene makes his way to a certain landmark which he cites as the reason for his return: a tall tree by the river.

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SparkNotes Literature Guides make studying smarter, better, and fast 5/5(2). “A Separate Peace” is a coming-of-age novel published in and written by John Knowles. The novel is Knowles first and best-known published work. It is based on a previous short story of his titled, ‘Phineas’. The book received many awards, including the William Faulkner Foundation Award and the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award in A separate peace, written by John Knowles, is set in a boarding school in New Hampshire during World War II.

This book is a remarkable novel mainly about a unique friendship between the two main characters, Gene and Phineas/5(6). The perfect companion to John Knowles' "A Separate Peace," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by John Knowles. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, young adult story are Gene Forrester, Phineas.

Summary. As the chapter opens, Gene hears from the school doctor, Dr. Stanpole, that Finny's leg has been "shattered" in the fall. Numbed by the terrible accident and fearing that he will be accused of causing it, Gene stays in his room.

How to Cite the Literature Note forA Separate Peace. Higgins, Charles, Regina Higgins, and Cary M. Roberts. CliffsNotes on A Separate Peace. The perfect companion to John Knowles' "A Separate Peace," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes.

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T he main themes in A Separate Peace are internal conflict, guilt and innocence, and war.

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Internal Conflict: Gene is torn between seeing Finny as a rival or friend.Summary The morning after the boys first jump from the tree, Mr. Prud'homme, a substitute Master for the summer, scolds Gene and Finny for missing dinner.

Finny tells Mr. Prud'homme that they were late because they were jumping out of the tree to prepare for military service — a far-fetched excuse he weaves into a long, funny explanation.