A Separate Peace

as the chapter opens gene describes the approach of dawn at the beach what's similes are used in this description what two biblical illusions does the author employ near the end of description

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"It began not as the gorgeous fanfare over the ocean I had expected, but as a strange gray thing, like sunshine seen through burlap."

"The beach shed its deadness and became a spectral gray-white, then more white than gray, and finally it was totally white and stainless, as pure as the shores of Eden."

"Phineas, still asleep on his dune, made me think of Lazarus, brought back to life by the touch of God."

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A Separate Peace/ Chapter Four