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As the tragic loss of a loved one has taught her, the war has consequences. The narrator, however, is not yet aware of this fact. Glossary rivederci, a rivederla (Italian) until we meet again; goodbye: implies temporary parting. Plava town on the Isonzo River, in present-day Slovenia. 26 CliffsNotes Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms trench a long, narrow ditch dug by soldiers for cover and concealment, with the removed earth heaped up in front. Protracted trench warfare was characteristic of World War I, especially on the Western Front, in France.
Miss Barkley and the narrator talk of the war and of her fiancé, killed in combat the year before. Commentary Chapter IV is a key chapter both dramatically and thematically. In terms of the novel’s action, it is when the protagonist of A Farewell to Arms meets the novel’s heroine, setting the story proper in motion. Notice how quickly they become intimate; Catherine Barkley talks of her recent loss of the man to whom she was engaged, and the narrator admits that he has never loved anyone. Hemingway understands how rapidly people grow close during times of extraordinary stress.
Finally, notice how Hemingway continues to focus on the concrete and the specific, not only in his bravura description of the explosion that wounds Henry, but in small ways as well. ” The detail of the brick dust on the cheese brings the scene alive. Glossary screens of corn-stalk and straw matting and matting over the top used here as camouflage. observation balloons During World War I, military observers often ascended in balloons to observe the battle preparations of the enemy from aloft. the war in Libya Libya was won by Italy from the Ottoman Empire in 1912.
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