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A Farewell to Arms | Study Guide

Ernest Hemingway

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Author

Ernest Hemingway

Year Published

1929

Type

Novel

Genre

War Literature

Perspective and Narrator

A Farewell to Arms is written in first-person narrative from the perspective of Lieutenant Frederic Henry. Looking back after the fact, Henry is trying to make sense of the war and the death of his lover, British nurse Catherine Barkley.

Tense

A Farewell to Arms is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The novel's title, A Farewell to Arms, suggests Henry's farewell to both war (the "arms" of armament) and love (the embracing "arms" of Catherine).

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