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John knowles wrote in various prose forms, including the novel and short story, but a separate peace was his most celebrated work knowles based the novel on his experiences at his own. John knowles explores many themes in his novel, a separate peace three of the most predominant themes throughout the novel are warfare, identity, and jealousy search for identity-- gene. Major themes in john knowles's a separate peace learn and understand all of the themes found in a separate peace, such as war a separate peace | themes share share finny's denial.
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