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In "A Separate Peace" what does Finny admit he has been doing all winter?  What has been the result?  Analyze Finny's behavior.

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The passage that you are looking for is a couple pages from the end of chapter 12.  Finny admits, for the first time, that has desparately wanted to be a part of the war.  He had been submitting his application to every single branch of the military, hoping that they would accept him into the war to fight.  Unfortunately, because of his leg, he was rejected everywhere.  He states, "I'll hate it everywhere if I'm not in this war!"  Then, he explains why he had been coming up with the entire "there is no war"...

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