I need quotes on the theme of jealousy for an essay. Please post some. any help is well appreciated.
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"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 term. You would have had an A in that one except for him. Except for him."
This quotation, from Gene, is significant because it is really the first time he admits to being jealous of Finny's athletic ability. He then projects his jealousy onto Finny, assuming that because Finny likes to play games instead of study, he is trying to sabotage Gene's prospective place as head of the class.