In A Separate Peace, was it neccessary for Finny to die in terms of plot development? Why did Knowles feel Finny needed to die?
Finny's death plays an important part in Knowles' developing his themes in the novel. Finny's character is developed to symbolize the innocence of youth, among other interpretations; his death then works symbolically to represent the destruction of innocence for his generation as...
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