A new unit, Literature: A Separate Peace, has been added to Castle Learning Online’s English. Setting the novel in a private high school for boys during the second World War, author John Knowles was inspired by his own prep school experiences but strictly maintains that his novel’s larger themes have no “factual” basis. Despite being set in the 1940′s the Devon School, the boys, their antics and adventures remain timeless and still appeal to those “coming of age” in today’s society. This is the 26th set in a series of literature short answer questions for English. The unit contains ten sections, separated by chapter and covering the entire novel. Questions focus on the plot, vocabulary, analysis, themes, and literary elements.
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