Character Analysis Of Grant In 'A Separate Peace'

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Another repeated word within the passage is ‘myth.’ Hypothetically speaking, if Grant were to change the word ‘myth’ into something different it could potentially differ in intent and interpretation if he had used a different term to convey the lesson Grant was teaching. For example, if Grant were to use the word ‘fable’ or ‘folktale’ the lesson interpretation would have gone another direction for the reader. Considering he did use the word ‘myth’ in the novel, was that the best option for the lesson he was trying to get across. An alternate word that could have been used would be ‘legend’ or ‘fabrication.’ Legend’s denotation is “ A traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated.” This word could replace the
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