Character Analysis: A Separate Peace

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Brant Cummins Mr. Acuri College Prep Enlgish April 26, 2011 1) He notices that everything is well preserved and it is like someone put a coat of varnish on the school because everything is well kept. He reflects on how fearful he was during those days for the pre-war. He visits the stair case and a tree showing sad emotions about these two things. 2) He notices that everything is well preserved and it is like someone put a coat of varnish on the school because everything is well kept. 3) It starts fifteen years after he graduates then it shift back his senior year at Devon. The setting is him at Devon in the summer 1942 where he is at the tree with Finny Elwin “Leper” Lepellier, Chet Douglass, and Bobby Zane. 4)…show more content…
I know these papers are long overdue but think of this as a romantic way of thinking one who does not follow time by a clock. Use your Romantic way of thinking before thinking about whether you should give me credit for these or not because a true romantic does not live by a clock with times and dates just as long as the work gets done. Also think about how even if you made both of these assignments open again only the people who are motivated will do the work. The work is getting done before we are done with “A Separate Peace.” Reading1 4) He does this so the reader can really understand and imagine what war is really like and not these guts, glory, and heroisms. That it is full of honor when you are really in complete hell. There is nothing great comes out of war when a soldier is living in hell. 5) Someone would interpret this poem as war being innocence and there really isn’t any bad to it. 7) The tone is very depressing describing the images soldiers have to live with when dealing with war that can be very gruesome. 9) I do agree with this because being a Gunner means you have to kill people and that can be extremely harsh on a person’s conscious because along being a Gunner comes a lot a gruesome and bloody images of seeing people being shot down which can be traumatic later on in a person’s…show more content…
“When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose.”(Jarrel) This shows the dark side of war which Leper understands is the truth. When he first enlisted in the army he thought war could be fun, clean, and innocent when he film with the American cross country skiing. After joining the army he soon realized that fun does not exist in war and it can make you mad which happened to him by getting a section 8 disband for being crazy. When Leper probably grasp all of the things he would have to do mentally he realized that he could not do it and for that it made him crazy. “Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life” (Jarrel) When going to war a soldier must feel that he or she is six miles from earth and one a distant planet and that right there would make anyone go crazy being pulled out of their everyday life and being pushed in this hell hole called war would be enough for anyone to go crazy and eventually lose their hopes and
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