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Essay | A Seperate Peace: Does Jealousy Destroy Friendship?

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of A Seperate Peace.
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A Seperate Peace: Does Jealousy Destroy Friendship?

Summary: In A Seperate Peace by John Knowles, jealousy destroys the friendship between Gene and Phineas. This essay explores that relationship, and the question of whether friendship is ever possible with jealousy present. Envy versus jealousy is also examined.
A Separate Peace; Does Jealousy Destroy a Friendship"

It was once said that jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies, but what about being jealousy of a friend? Does jealousy turn friendship into a relationship of hatred and enmity? Or does jealousy, in fact, make a friendship stronger? Jealousy is defined as showing extreme want of another's advantages or a fear of being displaced by a rival. Jealousy is a lot stronger than a simple yearning for something that someone else has. It is one of the ugliest forms of hatred, and in no way can one be jealousy of a friend without destroying the friendship.

In, A Separate Peace, Gene describes a deep jealousy of Phineas, yet he also acknowledges to his audience that Finny is a friend of his. This indecisive feeling that Gene has for Finny is...

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