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Chapters 7-8, A Separate Peace Summary

Chapter 7. The room across the hall is no longer Leper's but now instead belongs to Brinker Hadley. Brinker comes into Gene's room and accuses him of causing Finny's injury so that he could get the room all to himself. Brinker and Gene go down into the Butt Room, the smoking room, and Brinker makes his accusation in front of everyone. Gene laughs it off, making a younger student feel stupid for taking the accusation seriously.

The war begins to intrude on Devon. One late fall afternoon, the students are enlisted to pick apples for farmers who have gone to war. Another afternoon, the students are asked to volunteer to dig out the railroad tracks after a heavy snowfall. On his way to the buses that will take them to the railroad yard, Gene runs into Leper. Leper is off...

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