Adaptation In A Separate Peace

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Everything had evolved once or twice in the time earth has been here. Whether it be mental or physical, everybody goes through it. Like adapting to a new school, or adapting to a new job, etc. Those are all mental adaptations. A physical adaptation is puberty. Adaptations and Evolutions are all apart of living in this world. Everything has evolved from a one celled organism to a complex system of different cells that help out one another to make us complex living things. In the school of devon, all the students are destined to go to war. In the novel A Separate Peace by John Knowles, All of the characters must accept their surroundings and the war or else they will change for the worse.

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Finny put up barriers protecting him from the truth the second it happened. They argued about “Yes I did. I did’ ‘Of course you didn’t do it. You damn fool. Sit down, you damn fool.’ ‘Of course I did!’ ‘I’m going to hit you if you don’t sit down.’ ‘Hit me!’ I looked up at him. ‘Hit me! You can’t even get up! You can’t even come near me!’ ‘I’ll kill you if you don’t shut up.’ ‘You see! Kill me! Now you know what it is! I did it because I felt like that! Now you know for yourself”(70). Finny has been denying the truth, and he will not accept the truth ever. He will either openly deny it or just ignore what you said. Finny yelled “Wait a minute’ cried Brinker. ‘We haven’t heard everything yet. We haven’t got all of the fact’s.’ The words shocked Phineas into awareness. He whirled as though being attacked from behind. ‘You get the rest of the facts, Brinker!’ he cried. ‘You get all of the facts!’ I have never seen Finny crying, ‘You collect every f***ing fact there is in the world!’ He plunged out of the doors”(177). Finny is really stubborn about what he thinks is right. Unless you try really hard to convince him, he will always believe he is

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