A Separate Peace
A Separate Peace
by John Knowles

A Separate Peace Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Sports, Games, and the War
Finny's Broken Leg
The Winter Carnival
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Overcoming the Monster
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Characters
Gene Forrester
Gene Forrester Timeline
Phineas
Phineas Timeline
Elwin Lepellier
Elwin Lepellier Timeline
Brinker Hadley
Brinker Hadley Timeline
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Friendship
Friendship Quotes
Warfare
Warfare Quotes
Youth
Youth Quotes
Identity
Identity Quotes
Rules and Order
Rules and Order Quotes
Memory and the Past
Memory and the Past Quotes
Jealousy
Jealousy Quotes
Fear
Fear Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
A Togetherness War
A Togetherness War Flashcards
A Togetherness War True or False
Super Duper
Super Duper Flashcards
Super Duper True or False
Peace, Love, and Rock 'n' Roll
Peace, Love, and Rock 'n' Roll Flashcards
Peace, Love, and Rock 'n' Roll True or False
Essay
A Separate Peace
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Blitzball for All
Lost in Translation? (Mapping a Community)
Real History in Made-Up Devon
Shmoop Amongst Yourselves
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop