A Separate Peace
A Separate Peace written by John Knowles tells the story of two friends in their quest through school, war, friendships, and death. As the story moves on, so does Gene's and Finny's friendship. It goes through many changes as the characters themselves change.
In the beginning of the story, Finny and Gene were inseparable. They were the founding members of The Super Suicide Society of the Summer Session. But soon, jumping out
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went with Finny on his excursions outside of schoolwork. When Finny died, he lost a great friend and he lost part of himself as well. I feel that that is why Gene returned to Devon when he was older. He was trying to fill a void that was missing in his life. However, I don't know whether or not he succeeded. But I do know that he will never forget Finny, Devon, or the year 1944.