A Separate Peace
Dealing with enemies has been a problem since the beginning of time. “I never killed anybody,” Gene had commented later in his life, “And I never developed an intense level of hatred for the enemy. Because my war ended before I ever put on a uniform, I was on active duty all my time at Devon; I killed my enemy there.” In A Separate Peace, by John Knowles, the value of dealing
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with few human enemies, but his emotions created far greater rivals than any human could possess. After dealing with these problems, Gene is ready to face new problems and new enemies. Finny took problems a little at a time, and that’s how Gene has changed, he is taking the same approach. Hate, anger, jealousy, and the enemies in the human heart are gone from Gene now, Finny took them with him to his grave.