Study Guide

A Separate Peace Characters

By John Knowles

Gene Forrester

Gene is the narrator and protagonist of A Separate Peace. He suffers from many of the ailments...

Phineas

Gene describes Finny as almost super-human. He's some combination of a Greek god, a mischievous...

Elwin Lepellier

Leper is a peaceful, quiet, contemplative boy. He's timid – the first time we see him he's...

Brinker Hadley

Brinker Hadley is that guy. You know, that guy: the one who dresses well, looks good, heads up a...