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Essay | A Seperate Peace: Why Gene Jounces Finny

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of A Seperate Peace.
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A Seperate Peace: Why Gene Jounces Finny

Summary: The jealous and rivalry between Gene and Phineas in A Separate Peace by John Knowles.
Gene has a natural reserved and conforming personality. He would rather go along with what each and every person is doing than it is for him to show his own style. Gene never expresses his precise feelings to Phineas in the entirety of the book. He is not a rebel. He tends to look at the consequences of every situation before acting. Thus, Gene is constantly feeling pressure from Phineas' rebellious tendencies. Gene is filled with fearfulness, resentfulness, and instability. Gene and Phineas are complete and utter opposites. Gene attempts to set up a competition between them and when he fails in doing so, he attempts to bring Phineas down to his level by disturbing the limb that Phineas is positioned on.

Gene is continuously trying to overshadow Phineas. He is not confident about his athletic skills and senses that Phineas is superior...

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This section contains 364 words
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