History Literature / AFarewellToArms

30th Jan '18 2:10:26 PM renenarciso2
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* WarIsHell: War is acurately depicted as long stretches of boredom intermingled with short periods of utter terror, with the only positive aspect being the male camarederie on display. There is also Frederic and the other officers being [[YouHaveFailedMe targeted for execution]] when the Italian army is in retreat. Despite Hemingway's reputation as the quintessential RatedMForManly writer, there is no glorifying of war here.

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* WarIsHell: War is acurately depicted as long stretches of boredom intermingled with short periods of utter terror, with the only positive aspect being the male camarederie on display. There is also Frederic and the other officers being [[YouHaveFailedMe targeted for execution]] when the Italian army is in retreat. Despite Hemingway's reputation as the quintessential RatedMForManly writer, there is no glorifying of war here. The only "cool" action scenes happen when Henry decides to leave the army.
30th Jan '18 2:09:03 PM renenarciso2
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* TheAlcoholic: Fredreric drinks ''a lot''.
* ArcSymbol: The frequent use of rain throughout the novel. Such as Catherine saying she's "afraid of the rain because sometimes I see me dead in it," and of course, it's a rainy day when [[DeathByChildbirth the]] [[DownerEnding ending]] happens.



* BookEnds: Rain and death
* BrokenAce: Frederic Henry is probably one of the most straightforward examples of TheAce in Hemingway's bibliography, bordering on TestosteronePoisoning, yet he still can't find happiness after he leaves the war behind, as symbolized by the major DownerEnding of [[ItWasHisSled Catherine and his child's death.]]



* TheAlcoholic: Fredreric drinks ''a lot''.
* ArcSymbol: The frequent use of rain throughout the novel. Such as Catherine saying she's "afraid of the rain because sometimes I see me dead in it," and of course, it's a rainy day when [[DeathByChildbirth the]] [[DownerEnding ending]] happens.
* BookEnds: Rain and death
* BrokenAce: Frederic Henry is probably one of the most straightforward examples of TheAce in Hemingway's bibliography, bordering on TestosteronePoisoning, yet he still can't find happiness after he leaves the war behind, as symbolized by the major DownerEnding of [[ItWasHisSled Catherine and his child's death.]]



* ImportantHaircut: Frederic letting his beard grow during his idyll in Switzerland.


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* ImportantHaircut: Frederic letting his beard grow during his idyll in Switzerland.
30th Jan '18 11:19:48 AM renenarciso2
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* WarIsHell: War is acurately depicted as long stretches of boredom intermingled with short periods of utter terror, with the only positive aspect being the male camarederie on display. There is also Frederic and the other officers being [[YouHaveFailedMe targeted for execution]] when the Italian army is in retreat. Despite Hemingway's reputation as the quintessential RatedMForManly writer, there is no glorifying of war here. In fact, the only "cool" action sequences in the novel happen when Frederic decides to leave the army. It's also shown that pretty much all of the common soldiers share this outlook, with only the officers even believing that the war is necessary.
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* WarIsHell: War is acurately depicted as long stretches of boredom intermingled with short periods of utter terror, with the only positive aspect being the male camarederie on display. There is also Frederic and the other officers being [[YouHaveFailedMe targeted for execution]] when the Italian army is in retreat. Despite Hemingway's reputation as the quintessential RatedMForManly writer, there is no glorifying of war here. In fact, the only "cool" action sequences in the novel happen when Frederic decides to leave the army. It's also shown that pretty much all of the common soldiers share this outlook, with only the officers even believing that the war is necessary.\n----
30th Jan '18 11:18:59 AM renenarciso2
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* WarIsHell: War is acurately depicted as long stretches of boredom intermingled with short periods of utter terror. And there is also Frederic and the other officers being [[YouHaveFailedMe targeted for execution]] when the Italian army is in retreat. Despite Hemingway's reputation as the quintessential RatedMForManly writer, there is no glorifying of war here. In fact, the only "cool" action sequences in the novel happen when Frederic decides to leave the army.

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* WarIsHell: War is acurately depicted as long stretches of boredom intermingled with short periods of utter terror. And there terror, with the only positive aspect being the male camarederie on display. There is also Frederic and the other officers being [[YouHaveFailedMe targeted for execution]] when the Italian army is in retreat. Despite Hemingway's reputation as the quintessential RatedMForManly writer, there is no glorifying of war here. In fact, the only "cool" action sequences in the novel happen when Frederic decides to leave the army. It's also shown that pretty much all of the common soldiers share this outlook, with only the officers even believing that the war is necessary.
30th Jan '18 6:13:11 AM renenarciso2
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* SecondLove: Catherine had a former fiance that died.
30th Jan '18 6:10:11 AM renenarciso2
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* SpotTheImposter: The general paranoia and chaos during the Italian army retreat has people believing that Austrian agents have infiltrated the army. When Frederic and his men are shot at it's implied that they've been mistaken by imposters.

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* SpotTheImposter: The general paranoia and chaos during the Italian army army's retreat has people believing that Austrian agents have infiltrated the army. When Frederic and his men are shot at it's implied that they've been mistaken by imposters.
30th Jan '18 6:08:38 AM renenarciso2
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* TheDiseaseThatShallNotBeNamed: Subverted, kind of. It's suspected that Rinaldi has contracted syphilis.



* TheDiseaseThatShallNotBeNamed: Subverted, kind of. It's suspected that Rinaldi has contracted syphilis.
30th Jan '18 6:07:52 AM renenarciso2
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* SpotTheImposter: The general paranoia during the Italian army retreat is that Austrian agents have infiltrated the army. When Frederic and his men are shot at it's implied that they've been mistaken by imposters.

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* SpotTheImposter: The general paranoia and chaos during the Italian army retreat is has people believing that Austrian agents have infiltrated the army. When Frederic and his men are shot at it's implied that they've been mistaken by imposters.
30th Jan '18 6:07:05 AM renenarciso2
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%%* ImportantHaircut* ImportantHaircut: Frederic letting his beard grow during his idyll in Switzerland.



%%* SpotTheImposter: Subverted.

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%%* * SpotTheImposter: Subverted.The general paranoia during the Italian army retreat is that Austrian agents have infiltrated the army. When Frederic and his men are shot at it's implied that they've been mistaken by imposters.
30th Jan '18 5:58:45 AM renenarciso2
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* WarIsHell: War is acurately depicted as long stretches of boredom intermingled with short periods of utter terror. And there is also Frederic and the other officers being [[YouHaveFailedMe targeted for execution]] when the Italian army is in retreat. Despite Hemingway's reputation as the quintessential RatedMForManly writer, there is no glorifying of war here. In fact, the "coolest" action sequences in the novel happen when Frederic decides to leave the army.

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* WarIsHell: War is acurately depicted as long stretches of boredom intermingled with short periods of utter terror. And there is also Frederic and the other officers being [[YouHaveFailedMe targeted for execution]] when the Italian army is in retreat. Despite Hemingway's reputation as the quintessential RatedMForManly writer, there is no glorifying of war here. In fact, the "coolest" only "cool" action sequences in the novel happen when Frederic decides to leave the army.
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