A Separate Peace

Why do think Gene makes his decision to stay at Devon?

What motivates him to give up his plan to make a clean start? Also, Do you think Finny needs Gene? Please explain.

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Gene needs Finny. There is an unhealthy co-dependence going on here. It is an obsession that spans the fraternal, the sexual and the self identifying. Gene thinks that he can't exist without the constant drama which seems to define their relationship.