A Separate Peace by John Knowles

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How does John Knowles use setting to foreshadow events that happen in A Seprate Peace?

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A Separate Peace is written during the course of one year, beginning with the summer session at a boys prep school. However, the book is also written from Gene's 30-year-old perspective as he revisits the school. The opening scene has the adult version of Gene walking around the school during a dark and stormy day. The setting's weather is generally associated with the mood and tone of the story; which in this case can also be determined as a

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