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His helmet now shall make a hive for bees;
And, lovers' sonnets turn'd to holy psalms,
A man-at-arms must now serve on his knees,
And feed on prayers, which are Age his alms:
But though from court to cottage he depart,
His Saint is sure of his unspotted heart.

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Written in first person narrative
Frederick is the narrator
At the more philosophical moments in the book, the point of view changes to second person for effect.
Other Works by
(1926) The Torrents of Spring
(1926) The Sun Also Rises
(1929) A Farewell to Arms
(1937) To Have and Have Not
(1940) For Whom the Bell Tolls
(1950) Across the River and into the Trees
(1952) The Old Man and the Sea
(1970) Islands in the Stream
(1986) The Garden of Eden
(1999) True at First Light
Early Life and Career
Born July 21, 1899 in Cicero, Illinois
Raised in Chicago by his parents, Clarence and Grace Hemingway
Ernest learned to appreciate the outdoors and its numerous activities at a cabin in northern Michigan
At Oak Park and River Forest High School, he worked on the sports section in his school newspaper
Worked for
Kansas City Star
after his graduation, influencing hid stripped-down prose style
Worked in journalism before publishing his story collection
In Our Time
Served in the Italian Army as an ambulance driver
Awarded with the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery
Injuries put him in a hospital in Milan
Met Agnes von Kurowsky whom he was engaged to, until she left him for another man
At age 20, he was still recovering and returned to the US where he stayed in Michigan for a short amount of time
Took a job at the
Toronto Star
Met his future wife of 6 years, Hadley Richardson, in Chicago
Moved to Paris where he continued to work for the
Toronto Star
as a foreign correspondent
"I could remember Catherine but I knew I would get crazy if I thought about her when I was not sure yet I would see her...You had lost your cars and your men as a floorwalker loses the stock of his department in a fire.


Pete Souza Captured Barack Obama's Final Farewell to the White House

Anyway, I'm running those lines back and forth and they're making less and less sense to me and this light is flickering off and on and I turn to Gibby, a friend of mine on the set who was just down below, and I said, 'Gibby, I think I have to get down,' and I put my hand on his shoulder and he said, 'Sure, Dick.' He really looked concerned and he started to help me down and that's the last thing I remember until I woke up on the floor, somebody had me in their arms.

Jeffrey Meyer lists the injuries in Hemingway’s biography: “His skull was fractured, two discs of his spine were cracked, his right arm and shoulder were dislocated, his liver, right kidney and spleen were ruptured, his sphincter muscle was paralyzed by compressed vertebrae on the iliac nerve, his arms, face and head were burned by the flames of the plane, his vision and hearing were impaired...”
After the crashes, they traveled to Venice and back to Cuba
Won the Nobel Prize, but wrote a written acceptance that was read in Sweden because his injuries prevented him from being able to make the speech himself
Constantly battling deteriorating health along with drinking and emotional problems
Left Cuba in July of 1960 and slowly made his way to Idaho away from all his publicity
Treated at the Mayo Clinic where they performed electro shock therapy, which actually hastened his demise and caused a catastrophic memory loss which made writing impossible
Hemingway was battling depression and paranoia and often threatened suicide
Committed suicide on July 2, 1961 in Ketchum, Idaho
Mary issued this statement: "Mr.

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Had a 6 toed cat- the reason why there are a bunch of 6 toed cats in Key West, Florida
Awarded the Nobel Prize
About Ernest Hemingway...
Novel lit analysis
WWI Background
Causes of WW1
Serbia is tired of being controlled by Austria
The Black Hand shoots Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
Allies of both Serbia and Austria defend each other and eventually several countries are involved
Started off on German side, jumped to the other early in the war
During this time period....
Being unmarried and pregnant was often seen as taboo or culturally wrong
Why Henry and Catherine had to keep their relationship a secret
Overview of the Novel
Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms

Point of View
What A Farewell to Arms means...
Saying goodbye to war, fighting, and weapons
There is a poem written by George Peel in the 1500's named "A Farewell to Arms", but it is not known if Hemingway was aware of this poem (but more on that later...)
Saying goodbye to his comrades' and loved ones' arms
HIS golden locks Time hath to silver turn'd;
O Time too swift, O swiftness never ceasing!

Quotes From 'A Farewell to Arms' by Ernest Hemingway

I do not laugh at your oaths nor jeer you;)
The President holding a cabinet council is surrounded by the great
On the piazza walk three matrons stately and friendly with twined arms,
The crew of the fish-smack pack repeated layers of halibut in the hold,
The Missourian crosses the plains toting his wares and his cattle,
As the fare-collector goes through the train he gives notice by the
jingling of loose change,
The floor-men are laying the floor, the tinners are tinning the
roof, the masons are calling for mortar,
In single file each shouldering his hod pass onward the laborers;
Seasons pursuing each other the indescribable crowd is gather'd, it
is the fourth of Seventh-month, (what salutes of cannon and small arms!)
Seasons pursuing each other the plougher ploughs, the mower mows,
and the winter-grain falls in the ground;
Off on the lakes the pike-fisher watches and waits by the hole in
the frozen surface,
The stumps stand thick round the clearing, the squatter strikes deep
with his axe,
Flatboatmen make fast towards dusk near the cotton-wood or pecan-trees,
Coon-seekers go through the regions of the Red river or through
those drain'd by the Tennessee, or through those of the Arkansas,
Torches shine in the dark that hangs on the Chattahooche or Altamahaw,
Patriarchs sit at supper with sons and grandsons and great-grandsons
around them,
In walls of adobie, in canvas tents, rest hunters and trappers after
their day's sport,
The city sleeps and the country sleeps,
The living sleep for their time, the dead sleep for their time,
The old husband sleeps by his wife and the young husband sleeps by his wife;
And these tend inward to me, and I tend outward to them,
And such as it is to be of these more or less I am,
And of these one and all I weave the song of myself.