A Separate Peace: Movie Analysis

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Our character and personalities are developed over life experiences. Once it develops, it is being tested, and these tests ultimately define who we are. John Knowles, A Separate Peace illustrates the struggles of the human heart through the perspectives of a group of high school boys during World War Two. The novel, when compared to its movie adaptation is more effective in providing a descriptive and engaging story about a tragic event that changes the lives of two innocent boys forever. The writer is able to develop characters and create a memorable setting for the reader. The author of the novel sustains strong language which lets the reader relate and imagine the situation.

John Knowles creates and develops several characters that the