A Separate Peace. An Introduction & Discussion for Chapter 1. Introduction to the Novel. 2 friends at school one summer in the early years of World War II Begins: Fall of 1958 Flashback: Summer of 1942. World War II. 1939 - 1945 Worldwide conflict involving every major power in the world.
An Introduction & Discussion for Chapter 1
*Pre-age of TV
*We will be concerned with Newspaper media – the boys would have preferred to maintain their “separate peace” but the news keeps encroaching on their oasis.
“There were a couple of places now which I wanted to see. Both were fearful sites, and that was why I wanted to see them” (2).
“In through swinging doors I reached a marble foyer, and stopped at the foot of a long white marble flight of stairs…” (3).
Jump from the Tree