Summary Of 'A Separate Peace'

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One important event that happened in A Separate Peace is when Gene tries to confess to Finny that he pushed the branch down, which ended in Finny shattering his leg. This happens during their Summer Vacation. Gene goes to visit Finny at his house, where Finny has been recovering from his injury. When Gene first arrived at Finny’s dwelling, Finny was his jokester self, while Gene was nervously awaiting the moment of his divulgence. Gene eases Phineas into the conversation of the incident, at the same time he bluntly states that he was the cause. “I was thinking about it… about you-- I was thinking about you and the accident because I caused it.” Gene said those words to Finny. Finny didn’t believe Gene when he told him this news. Phineas is
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