War And Peace In A Separate Peace By John Knowles
Have you ever thought that war and peace had to be together? This novel take place in New Hampshire and is about a boarding school for boys where they become ready for the war ahead. The school Devon, was a separate peace for the boys, keeping them safe from the war. In A Separate Peace by John Knowles, the author demonstrates how war and peace transform people and time periods through the use of internal conflict, external conflict, and tragedy.
First, war and peace can change a person internally. This was the case when Leper enlisted. “ This was not shaken even by the enlistment of Leper Lepellier.” (pg. 123). This was a surprize to everyone after hearing his enlistment because Leper was too nice of a person and loved nature.