psychotic and destructive not imaginative and creative, like Finny's. Leprosy occurs on a spectrum, in which the most severe form is called multibacillary or lepromatous, and the least severe form is called paucibacillary or tuberculoid. People with the more severe forms of leprosy can develop a type of reaction called erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL). In response, Gene rises angrily and kicks over Leper's chair. For if Leper was psycho it was the army which had done it to him, and I and all of us were on the brink of the army.". Medical Genetics Database from MedGen (1 link). Emissaries were already dropping in to confer with him.". Finny's vision romeo and Juliet2 may be unconventional, and perhaps even paranoid, but it enables him to move imaginatively in a world that he finds physically challenging because of his injury.
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This stigma can cause social and emotional problems for affected individuals. When Gene opens the door himself, Leper appears and ushers him into the dining room the only place, he tells Gene, where "you never wonder what's agricultural Families going to happen.". "My students can't get enough of your charts and their results have gone through the roof." -Graham. I didn't care what I said to him now; it was myself I was worried about. "A Separate Peace Characters: Elwin "Leper" Lepellier." LitCharts LLC, July 22, 2013. A Separate Peace, the, a Separate Peace"s below are all either spoken by Elwin "Leper" Lepellier or refer to Elwin "Leper" Lepellier.
While Leper once skied happily to explore how animals took shelter in winter, now he himself desperately seeks refuge, hiding in his dining room, as if he were one of the beavers he once sought to study. The change in Leper, his alternating laughter and tears, makes clear that he has suffered a mental breakdown in the army. In answering Leper's strange call, Gene experiences what the war will be for him not terrifying combat, but long, dark journeys without a clear purpose.