A Separate Peace

explain how becoming a member of the super suicide society could be an example of rite of passage

the term rite of passage refers to the journey from boy hood to manhood

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The boys have created their own mythology around becoming a "man". They, especially Finny, use the super suicide society as a test to show courage. The society becomes a rite of passage from adolescents to young adulthood. This test is an example of the very tribal essence of human nature.