A Farewell to Arms
The overall tone of the book is much different than that of
The Sun Also Rises. The characters in the book are propelled
by outside forces, in this case WWI, where the characters in
SAR seemed to have no direction. Frederick's actions are
determined by his position until he deserts the army.
Floating down the river with barely a hold on a piece of
wood his life, he abandons everything except
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even as much as through a
baby conceived by their love. The baby could not be born
alive because their love was beautiful yet doomed so that
nothing could come out of it.
Hemingway's language is effective in leaving much to the
readers interpretation and allowing a different image to
form in each readers mind. The simple sentences and
incomplete descriptions frees your imagination and inspires
each person to develop their own bitter love story.