A Separate Peace
A Separate Peace Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Sports, Games, and the War
A Separate Peace spends a lot of time talking about the war, and as much time talking about sports. At first these seem like completely different things. Sport is, as Finny sees it, "purely good,"...
Finny's Broken Leg
OK, read this exchange between Phineas and Gene:"Isn't the bone supposed to be stronger when it grows together over a place where it's been broken once?" "Yes, I think it is.""I think so too. In fa...
The Winter Carnival
OK, by now you've probably heard us talk on and on about the two sessions at Devon, Summer and Winter, and how they represent, respectively, youth/innocence/peace/rebellion and rules/authority/war/...
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