A Separate Peace Essay | Student Essay

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Gene Forrester in John Knowles' A Separate Peace

Summary: An analysis of the effects of war on Gene Forrester in John Knowles' novel A Separate Peace. Gene in 1942 is a sixteen-year-old student at Devon School, enjoying his final "golden year" of carefree innocence before he is drafted and is completely transformed by the prolonging effects of World War II.
War and Peace

Three scores and six years ago, deep inside the heart of Europe, a great tension which has been slowly mounting for decades finally detonated. The Axis Powers, led by Hitler and Mussolini, clashes head to head against the Allied Powers, led by Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin. Despite the bloodshed on the battlefield, there is also a world outside the war, an isolated world that is portrayed in A Separate Peace by John Knowles. In an epoch of imminent dangers and merciless bloodshed, one boy dwells in a separate peace, but his once peaceful and routine life is suddenly overturned by the chaos caused by the great disturbance of the war. This is the story of Gene Forrester, a boy living up to his dreams in America, only to be completely transformed by the prolonging effects that the war has...

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