In "A Separate Peace" how does Gene feel about Leper?

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His feelings change quite a bit throughout the course of the novel.  At the beginning, he is mildly amused by Leper and all of his nerdish ways; he tolerates Leper, is kind to him to a certain degree, and even defends him against bullying on occasion.  He feels sorry for Leper because he is such a nerd, and pities him.

Later, after he visits Leper after Leper is released from training camp, he first feels pity and sorrow at Leper's predicament.  But, that...

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