[Reading] ➲ A Farewell to Arms ➺ Ernest Hemingway – Loanexpress.us

A Farewell to Arms In 1918 Ernest Hemingway Went To War, To The War To End All Wars He Volunteered For Ambulance Service In Italy, Was Wounded, And Twice Decorated Out Of His Experiences Came A Farewell To Arms Hemingway S Description Of War Is Unforgettable He Recreates The Fear, The Comradeship, The Courage Of His Young American Volunteer, And The Men And Women He Meets In Italy With Total Conviction But A Farewell To Arms Is Not Only A Novel Of War In It, Hemingway Has Also Created A Love Story Of Immense Drama And Uncompromising Passion.

[Reading] ➲ A Farewell to Arms  ➺ Ernest Hemingway – Loanexpress.us
  • Paperback
  • 293 pages
  • A Farewell to Arms
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • English
  • 03 March 2018
  • 0099910101

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  1. says:

    I feel like awarding the great Hemingway only two stars has officially consigned me to the seventh circle of literary hell But I must be honest By this website s criteria two stars indicates that a book is okay and to me that describes this work perfectly.Hemingway himself is undeniably gifted I love his succinct style though at times it degenerates to downright caveman speak , his honest diction and his wonderful sense of humor That being said, he gets away with utterly ignoring most r I feel like awarding the great Hemingway only two stars has officially consigned me to the seventh circle of literary hell But I must be honest By this website s criteria two stars indicates that a book is okay and to me that describes this work perfectly.Hemingway himself is undeniably gifted I love his succinct style though at times it degenerates to downright caveman speak , his honest diction and his wonderful sense of humor That bein...


  2. says:

    The old joke proves itself upon reading.Q Why did the chicken cross the road A Hemingway To die In the rain.


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    Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography cclapcenter.com I am the original author of this essay, as well as the owner of CCLaP it is not being reprinted here illegally The CCLaP 100 In which I read a hundred so called classics for the first time, then write reports on whether or not they deserve the labelBook 17 A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway 1929 The story in a nutshell Published in the late 1920s, right when Modernism was first starting to become a Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography cclapcenter.com I am the original author of this essay, as well as the owner of CCLaP it is not being reprinted here illegally The CCLaP 100 In which I read a hundred so called classics for the first time, then write reports on whether or not they deserve the labelBook 17 A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway 1929 The story in a nutshell Published in the late 1920s, right when Modernism was first starting to become a commercially successful form of the arts, A Farewell to Arms is Ernest Hemingway s wry and cynical look at World War I, the eve...


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    I m not a Hemingway guy I yearn for internal dialogue, various and ladened spiritual questioning, and deep psychology in my characters I prefer writing that is smooth and philosophical Hemingway gives me little of this.But the settings o...


  5. says:

    War is Boring Hemingway s narrator writes not as a soldier but as a journalist soldier, channeling Hemingway himself, recording with precision and apparent objectivity the things that happen around him and to him practical and prosaic and always pragmatic about everything People die and bombs explode in the same paragraph as the one where breakfast was considered with equal interest, and he takes it all in his stride.As best as I can tell, the action of A Farewell to Arms takes place from 19 War is Boring Hemingway s narrator writes not as a soldier but as a journalist soldier, channeling Hemingway himself, recording with precision and apparent objectivity the things that happen around him and to him practical and prosaic and always pragmatic about everything People die and bombs explode in the same paragraph as the one where breakfast was considered with equal interest, and he takes it all in his stride.As best as I can tell, the action of A Farewell to Arms takes place from 1916 and before the end of the war Place references and political references come and go without troubling the narrator too much he is not to be bothered with such details His context is not simply this war, but all wars and the notions of honor, her...


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    I just finished it, and I m disappointed And not only disappointed I m also bothered by it I guess I shouldn t be surprised at Hemingway s one dimensional, sexist portrayal of Catherine Barker, having read much of his other work, but somehow I still am Put simply, Catherine is a ridiculous figure, and it s no fault of her own Hemingway gives her no opportunity to sound like anythingthan a half crazy, desperate, fawning caricature with no real desires or opinions of her own How many t I just finished it, and I m disappointed And not only disappointed I m also bothered by it I guess I shouldn t be surprised at Hemingway s one dimensional, sexist portrayal of Catherine Barker, having read much of his other work, but somehow I still am Put simply, Catherine is a ridiculous figure, and it s no fault of her own Hemingway gives her no opportunity to sound like anythingthan a half crazy, desperate, fawning caricature with no real desires or opinions of her own How many times must I read lines like, I ll say just what you wish and I ll do what you wish and then you will never want any other girls, will you issue from her lips Does Hemingway believe women think and talk like this, or does he mean to make his female characters sound like would be wife pets I just read a review below that describes Henry and Catherine s dialogue as incantations, the point being that the two, especially Catherine, are trying to will themselves to be happy despite ...


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    In the fall of that year we rented a house in the mountains that looked down across the river to the village below The water of the river was turquoise and the village had a pretty campanile and beyond it rosemountains and beyond them stillThe man who owned our cottage lived next door and made his own dry cured sausage and we would go round and eat it by the fire and talk about how fine the sausage tasted On the hills all around there were deer, and in the evenings we would sit on In the fall of that year we rented a house in the mountains that looked down across the river to the village below The water of the river was turquoise and th...


  8. says:

    Well, that was disappointing.For several months I ve been focused on readingclassic literature, mostly as a way to dig deep and enrich my life during these trying political times Until now, it has been an incredibly rewarding experience This Hemingway novel was my first dud I wanted to like this book I ve been readingon World War I this past year and thought A Farewell to Arms would fit both my WWI interest and my goal of appreciating classics But ol Hem as I learned to call h Well, that was disappointing.For several months I ve been focused on readingclassic literature, mostly as a way to dig deep and enrich my life during these trying political times Until now, it has been an incredibly rewarding experience This Hemingway novel was my first dud I wanted to like this book I ve been readingon World War I this past year and thought A Farewell to Arms would fit both my WWI interest and my goal of appreciating classics But ol Hem ...


  9. says:

    Once, there was a time when I would have struggled through this one, convinced that since it was a classic , there must be some redeeming quality to it I d have struggled to the bitter end, hating itand , and I d have been disappointed by it even if there was something worthwhile at the end Because getting there was tedious, boring, painful, and annoying This book ...

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