A Separate Peace Essay | Personal Fear and Modification in "A Separate Peace"

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Personal Fear and Modification in "A Separate Peace"

Summary: This essay is a literary analysis of the book "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles
In his book "A Separate Peace", author John Knowles deals with the life of four young people and their conflicts, which occur at Devon School during the last years of the Second World War. The novel shows how one only rather insignificant incident inserts itself into the larger picture and together can work destructively. Knowles reveals the deep influence the war has on the students and how its effects change them in personality and character.

The story is written in the First person. Gene, the main character, acts as the only narrator. Even though not omniscient, he is more limited omniscient, because the reader only knows his point of view. But Gene can evaluate a character without taking the reader the chance to build an own opinion. Although Genes diction is very much maintained and appears riper, Knowles creates a...

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