Could you help me begin two letters from Gene in A Separate Peace in which he apologizes? I have to write two letters of apology (pretending to be Gene) for my actions at the tree for two audiences. I was going to write the apology to Phineas and his parents, but I don't know how to begin the letters.

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What if you wrote to Finny and then to the other boys at the school who are close to Finny?  Gene hurts this group the most.

I would not say "Dear Phineas" because Gene almost always refers to Finny by his nickname. So after you address him as "Dear Finny," you could use your first paragraph to discuss what Finny means to Gene and how much he misses him as his roommate and friend at Devon. ...

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