A Separate Peace Character Descriptions

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Chet Douglass

This character is another character's rival for the position of class valedictorian. This character has a genuine interest in learning and does not thrive simply on competition.


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Gene Forrester

This character is the narrator of A Separate Peace, . This character, as an adult, recalls himself at sixteen: a lonely intellectual with the tendency of analyzing his and every one else's motives. At various times in the novel, he is highly competitive, selfish, insecure, and combative. On other occasions, he is courageous, mature, and dependable.

Mr. Hadley

This character is a World War I veteran whose patriotism offends both Brinker and Gene.

Brinker Hadley

Described as "the big name on campus," this person's characterization was actually based on the novelist Gore Vidal.

Phil Latham

One of the less impressive authority figures at the Devon School, this character is the wrestling coach. His advice, "Give...

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