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Chapter 11, A Separate Peace Summary

Chapter 11. Gene returns to Devon to find Finny in the middle of a snowball fight with other seniors. When it is all over, after everyone turns on Finny because he keeps switching teams, Gene worries that Finny should be this active with his leg still in a walking cast. Finny tells him that Dr. Stanpole says he can be active, but he should be careful not to break the leg again. Later, Gene tells Finny and Brinker about Leper's nervous breakdown. Finny reacts by ending his fantasy regarding the war and the Olympics. The recruiters begin coming to the school more and more. More and more of the seniors begin to enlist.

Brinker comes to Gene and suggests that everyone face the truth of Finny's injury to help him adjust to the future. Gene worries about what Brinker might be planning...

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