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by John Knowles

The author John Knowles, like his narrator Gene, was from the south (West Virginia, to be exact), and sent off to an uppercrust boarding school in New England for polish before university. However, unlike Gene, Knowles was no academic whiz at boarding school; he came close to flunking out of school…

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Posted By william j #386814 at Sep 14, 2014 1:14 AM

what awards did finny win ?

i dont know what other awards he won aside from beating the swimming record

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Posted By lucy m #380818 at Sep 08, 2014 6:18 AM

what are some uses of imagery in the first 6 chapters that point out the conflicts that exist at devon?

what are some uses of imagery in the first 6 chapters that point out the conflicts that exist at devon? I need at least 3 examples please

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Posted By lucy m #380818 at Sep 07, 2014 9:28 PM

how does gene's statement that "peace had deserted Devon" illuminates the theme of the novel

how does gene's statement that "peace had deserted Devon" illuminates the theme of the novel?

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Posted By lucy m #380818 at Sep 07, 2014 9:06 PM

why does gene putting on finnys clothes comfort him?

When Gene puts on Finny's clothes, he sees himself as Finny "to the life" and this comforts him. Why is this so?

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