Where can you find symbolism emerge in Chapters 6 and 7 of the novel, A Separate Peace? i need one example from symbolism from both chapters a nd if you could help i will be extremely grateful!
In Chapter Five of John Knowles's A Separate Peace, the Summer Session has ended, a session in which some rules were suspended and forgotten and the atmosphere was more relaxed. Now it is the Winter Session and Gene mentions, "Still it had come to an end" in reference to the summer term. The Summer Session symbolizes the carefree youth of the boys while the Winter Session represents the reposibilities of adulthood and the encroaching war. Reinforcing this symbolism, Gene hears the hymn "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind Forgive Our Foolish Ways," a song suggestive of the harm that Gene has caused Phineas. A few of the teachers are missing, but Mr. Pike returns for the day in his Naval ensign's uniform, symbolizing the reality of the war,...
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