Gene And Finny In A Separate Peace

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This argument claims that because Gene envied Finny’s athletic abilities, he jounced the limb. Maybe it is true that Gene envied Finny a little, which is perfectly normal. However, a little envy is surely not enough to drive Gene to jounce the limb, causing Finny to fall. Surely this innocent, young boy could not have gathered the feelings to cause harm to his closest friend. In the story it states, “We were best friends at the moment (5)”. Through these words, we know that Gene and Finny shared a close bond with each other. A little envy is not enough for someone to cause great harm to his closest

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