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Genes in conflict

the biology of selfish genetic elements

by Austin Burt

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Selfish genetic elements.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAustin Burt and Robert Trivers.
    ContributionsTrivers, Robert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH447.8.S45 B87 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3427121M
    ISBN 100674017137
    LC Control Number2005051219

    Gene explains why he strives to get better grades: He believes Finny has been trying to undermine him so that his grades will suffer, and he refuses to let Finny win. As Gene, or at least his adult narrator self, realizes, learning doesn’t motivate him to excel at schoolwork, but achieving superiority does. Gene’s resentment of Finny drives.   Money is a constant struggle; Gene works largely in scrap metal but it isn’t enough. Cars driven by exhausted family members crash during long drives, but hospitals and western medicine are.

    Evil Genes utilizes this diagnosis to cover also the behavior of many men who would typically have been Ph.D., is the author of many books, including From Conflict to Resolution and The Power. In the novel “A Separate Peace” by John Knowles, the relationship between Phineas and Gene is greatly influenced by Gene’s undying amount of loyalty to Finny. Gene is a rather unstable main character who doesn’t have a lot of confidence in himself and isn’t the most courageous person, so he is easily influenced by the much more.

    Gene faces many conflicts in A Separate Peace. His primary conflict is his battle with guilt, as he attempts to understand how involved he is with Finny's injury (and later his death). Conflict Within Gene Perhaps the biggest internal conflict in the story is the one that Gene has with himself. Gene is so consumed with jealousy that he ends up hurting his best friend.


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