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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 tzivia d #364297 at Apr 01, 2014 9:19 AM

How does gene represent adulthood?

a separate peace can be read as an allegory for the end of innocence. finny is compared to a child and gene is compared to an adult. what is 3 example in the book that proves he is an allegoric charterer of adulthood. with examples(proofs) from the book and exactly how it connects to adults? thnx soo much!

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Posted By colin f #362851 at Mar 23, 2014 3:35 PM

How does Leper leave the war?

taking leave, being sent home for rest, being critically wounded, or going AWOL

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