A S eparate P eace . Introduction to . By John Knowles . A S eparate P eace. Today’s presentation Author Setting Plot Characters Literary Elements. About the Author . John Knowles Born in West Virginia on September 16, 1926
By John Knowles
The master in charge of Gene’s dormitory
The plot is dominated by Gene’s progression toward maturity.
The relationship between war and peace.
The backdrop of the war plays a vital role in the novel.
The nature of friendship.
The relationship between Gene and Finny is the novel’s focus.
People’s ability to change.
Is change really possible?
Finny = Christlike Gene = Judas, betrayer