A Separate Peace Essays

A Separate Peace

In chapter four the doppelganger is starting to form. Gene is starting to believe that there is a deadly rivalry between Finny and him. Gene is striving to win the valedictorian which means he has to study hard. Gene thinks that when he wins valedictorian that Finny and him will finally be even. Gene asks Finny if he minds that Gene is trying to win valedictorian, Finny replies, “I’d kill myself out of jealous envy” (52). Gene believes this. Gene…

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Guilt Vs Acceptance

The power and impact that guilt can have on one’s life can be a positive and negative experience depending on how the individual deals with their situation and whether or not they learn a lesson from their mistake. The novels A Separate Peace by John Knowles and Fifth Business by Robertson Davies share the theme of guilt in their storylines through events and relationships but differ as to how to the characters cope with their reactions through reflection and confrontation….

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Positive Effects of Japanese Saving Rate

The economic saving rate of Japan is among the highest in the world. According to a recent study, “the rate in the 80s and the early 90s had been over 10% steadily and higher than any other developed country. ” (Katayama 1). This high saving rate has immediate positive effects on Japan’s economy and to foreign economies as well. In this short paper, we will discuss and explore some of the advantages brought by Japan’s high saving rate. As we…

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