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A Separate Peace

by John Knowles
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How were the prizes at the Winter Carnival dated?

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I am wondering if you mean distributed or organized. I can not think of anything in A Separate Peace that dated the prizes. The only date I can think of is the fact that they held the Winter Carnival on a Saturday. They also did so secretly.

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I am wondering if you mean distributed or organized. I can not think of anything in A Separate Peace that dated the prizes. The only date I can think of is the fact that they held the Winter Carnival on a Saturday. They also did so secretly.

It was not really an organized event in terms of the events, it started with a mad dash of all the boys attempting to get the hard apple cider from Brinker. From that point on out, it was chaotic, and the games ended with a ceremony celebrating Gene's accomplishment (which wasn't much) to mirror the Olympic Games. Finny had fun with this and distributed prizes then. 

Also, if you were to date the prizes, they were indeed all period specific to the 1940s.

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