A Separate Peace: Jealousy Character Analysis

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Did jealousy ever cause you to do something you regret? In the novel “A Separate Peace” by John Knowles, two young men attending Devon during the time of world war II. Gene, one of the young men, is facing an internal conflict against his friend Finny. Throughout this novel Gene recovers many ideas that may or may not be true causing him to hurt his best friend. Gene has this ongoing thought throughout the story. This causes him to hurt his best friend. Gene grows envious of his best friend Finny. Finny had always been an athletic boy who has held many achievements for this trait. For example Finny had broken a swimming record, invented a game, and tried to join the Olympics. Through all this Finny had never bragged and tried to
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