"A Separate Peace" by John Knowles is primarily about two boys, Gene and Finny, who are both enrolled at the Devon School in New Hampshire. Finny is a prankster and quite athletic, while Gene is more straight-laced and a... More »

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Finny and Gene become friends while they attend Devon School together in the 1940s in John Knowles's novel "A Separate Peace." Gene has a bit of a jealousy issue in regards to Finny, as Finny is not only well-liked but a... More »

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The Phillips Exeter Academy was the inspiration for the Devon School in "A Separate Peace," written by John Knowles, according to an essay written by Knowles and published on the Exeter Academy website. Knowles attended ... More »

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"Black and White" by Paul Volponi is about the friendship of two boys who their friends call "Black and White," because one boy is white and the other is black. Although race plays no part in their friendship, the commun... More »

The critical and commercial success of his first novel, "A Separate Peace," and subsequently receiving the William Faulkner Award for the most promising novel of 1960 are some of the highlights of John Knowles' life. Kno... More »

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Writing a project overview involves establishing the framework in which the project takes place, laying out the goals of the project, outlining the problems the project is designed to solve, summarizing the project and e... More »

"Platero y Yo" is a Spanish-language novel by the poet Juan Ramon Jimenez. The book recounts the story of a Spanish peasant and his beloved donkey, the eponymous Platero. Originally published in 1914, the author released... More »