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A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace

by John Knowles

A Separate Peace: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. How old are the boys? -> 16
2. Feelings of hostility, resentment, and fear dominate even what should be the most peaceful of environments. This is which theme? -> Youth
3. What is isolated physically, mentally, and emotionally from the rest of the world? -> Identity
4. A Separate Peace explores the difficulties with understanding the self during what period of time? -> Adolescence
5. What drives people to unthinkable and incomprehensible action? -> Friendship

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