A Separate Peace

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Gene Narrator Protagonist thoughtful intelligent competitive nature
Finny Gene’s classmate and best friend honest, handsome, self-confident, extremely likable, best athlete in the school. frequently gets into trouble, he has the ability to talk his way out of almost any predicament. Finny’s behaviors also suggest that he relishes pure achievement rather than competition. His fatal flaw is that he assumes that everyone is like him—that everyone shares his enthusiastic and good-natured spirit.
Leper classmate of Gene and Finny. mild, gentle boy from Vermont who adores nature and engages in peaceful, outdoor-oriented hobbies, like cross-country skiing. He is the first boy from Gene’s class to enlist in the army, suffers hallucinations and a breakdown.
Brinker Hadley A charismatic class politician with an inclination for orderliness and organization. straight-laced and conservative. Brinker believes in justice and order and goes to great lengths to discover the truth when he feels that it is being hidden from him.
Chet Douglass Gene’s main rival for the position of class valedictorian. Chet is an excellent tennis and trumpet player and possesses a sincere love of learning.
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