Separate Peace By John Knowles: Character Analysis

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The novel Separate Peace written by John Knowles shows a friendship between two boys who attend Devon School, in New Hampshire, named Finny and Gene. Finny and Gene meet through attending Devon School, and are roommates there. They have quite a complicated friendship. Gene is a boy who didn’t break rules, not into sports very much, always aced his tests, and all around an extremely smart guy. Finny on the other hand was rebellious, daredevil, very athletic, plays by his own rules kind-of-guy. From the day they started attending Devon, Finny was already making a risk, and influencing Gene to do stuff he wouldn't necessarily do. It started the first time Finny climbed up the tree, and jumped off into the river, and Gene not wanting to be considered
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