A Peace of Mind That Shows to Well

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A Peace of Mind That Shows to Well In “A Separate Peace” by John Knowles, Gene’s jealousy towards Finny leads to Gene feeling negative emotions. Gene’s jealousy towards Finny leads Gene to feel insecure with himself. Not only does Gene’s jealousy lead to insecurity, it also leads Gene to deny many things that have been happening to him. In addition to insecurity and denial, Gene’s jealousy also leads him to feel …

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…they will form certain hatred in them just like Gene does. Finny still has an appeal towards Gene, but because of all the jealousy that Gene feels towards Finny, he begins to form hatred towards him. He begins to hate how Finny can get away with everything and how Finny is so perfect at sports. He is showing how jealous he is by being insecure with himself, denying things, and showing a hatred towards Finny.