A Separate Peace Essay | Competition in a Separate Peace

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Competition in a Separate Peace

Summary: Discusses the novel A Separate Peace. Explores the relationship between Gene and Finny. Details how the competition that erupts between the two serves as the trigger for much of the plot in the novel.
Everything seemed perfect about Gene and Finny’s relationship with each other; however Gene went above and beyond the limit of “idolizing”. Competition arose. A little competition between friends isn’t bad, but the element of competition was much stronger in Gene’s character. It is a proven fact throughout the novel that Gene idolizes Finny. Soon, this leads to Gene performing an act of jealousy to even out the competition. He also obliviously tries to be Finny also, by wearing his clothes and attempting to act like him. Gene has returned to Devon, “to find the part of himself he left behind”. This shows Gene’s thoughts and feelings that he has felt upon leaving Devon. Although Finny showed to be slightly competitive, Gene is the character that goes beyond a traditional competitive nature, by constantly trying to be Finny and showing his sense...

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