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By Harold, Ed Bloom
Hugely steered for educational collections, this can be one in a sequence of books which offers contemporary essays via famous critics who study elements of a unmarried literary paintings intimately. This publication covers John Knowles' 'A Separate Peace'.
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Finny was Emerson’s “golden impossibility” of the essay, “Experience,” with a nature too good to be spoiled by praise. Though he drew people to him, he was rarely conscious of his magnetism. But the more he drew others toward him, the larger became their lives, and they gained a deeper knowledge of themselves and of him. He was the perfect youth, the Emersonian man of character who animates all he can, and he sees only what he animates. He encloses the world, as the patriot does his country, as a material basis for his character, and a theater for action.
So now he realizes more than ever that he “was not of the same quality” as Phineas, a “truth,” however, that he cannot abide at all. Moments later, Gene shakes the limb on which they are balancing and causes Finny to fall. The counterpart to this scene of “crime,” at the center of which is a ritual test of personal and idiosyncratic values, is the scene of “punishment,” the trial that precedes the second fall at the end of Chapter Eleven. The trial reverses the implications of the first fall, for it indicates Gene’s progress away from isolation toward social integration.
1 The playing field as representative of the forest in microcosm becomes the great, good place, or the “last and greatest wilderness,” where the inherent innocence of Phineas can find true expression. ” This “you” was collective. Everyone always won at sports. . Finny never permitted himself to realize that when you won they lost. That would have destroyed the perfect beauty which was sport. Nothing bad ever happened in sports; they were the absolute good. (pp. 26–27) The game of blitzball, which Finny himself invents to perk up a dull summer at Devon, is more than an example of his ingratiating manner with his fellow students; the game is a symbol of his very being: He had unconsciously invented a game which brought his own athletic gifts to their highest pitch.
John Knowles's A Separate Peace (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations) by Harold, Ed Bloom