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Imagery of A Separate Peace

Summary: Imagery in A Separate Peace by John Knowles.
The imagery in the book A Separate Peace written by John Knowles was manifest through his use of similes and symbolisms. The imagery brought out by Knowles enhanced the flavors and colors of the story. The topics, such as war and self-identity, made the story become a work of art because of the amazing use of figurative language by Knowles.

Knowles used simile to portray the warlike atmosphere throughout the whole book. For instance, Knowles described a snowfall saying, "They gathered there thicker by the minute, like noiseless invaders conquering." This illustrates the diction used to set a simple snowfall as a reminder of the war's existence throughout the book. Furthermore, Knowles describe the tree, next to the Devon River, "as an artillery piece." The image of war that Knowles painted on the book was undoubtedly displayed through his masterful use of similes.

Knowles's masterful...

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