Why did Gene jounce the limb in a separate peace?

Answer Gene has a very cynical attitude towards people, which causes him to think that Finny is trying to sabotage his academic success. Gene impulsively jounces the limb when all of his anger is let out.

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Does gene find peace within himself in a separate peace?

this is a debatable question so their is no exact answer yes or no, but i believe he does. he finds peace with himself when finny finds out about the incident because if finny never would of found ... Read More »

How does gene find peace in a separate peace?

Gene reaches his peace when Finny dies. Because Gene's mental rivalry manifested jealous actions and constant guilt, Finny's death was the end of Gene's own personal war. Thus, everyone has their o... Read More »

Does gene ever go to the war in a separate peace?

No he doesn't. He cant because Finny didn't want him to......

In the separate peace does gene quit the war?

It doesn't say. At the end all it says is that Gene was thinking about being drafted but then he thought that he might join the navy.