Agnes von Kurowsky Essay Topics

A farewell to arms

Hemingway bases most of his books on events that he has experienced. Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms is a book about war, identity, and individualism. His style of using in media res, character, and dialogue, and how he splits the book into five parts, changes the way readers interpret the book. Ernest Hemingway lived through… View Article

Ernest Hemingway: a Farewell to Arms

In the novel A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway, the audience is granted a historical and geographical background of World War I. Throughout the novel, references are made to the people, places and the government that Hemingway assumes his audience will recognize. The novel is broken down into five books: exposing us to warfare… View Article

A Farewell to Arms Film vs Text

Put Out on the First “Date”: The Selective Representation of Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms The deeply philosophical work of Ernest Hemingway was taken under artistic license and possibly political agenda when it was produced in film. In A Farewell to Arms, Hemingway paints, with broad strokes of disillusionment, over the ideals of honor, war… View Article

The Inevitabilty of Death in a Farewell to Arms

This passage, in A Farewell to Arms, is located near the end of the novel when Frederic Henry just finds out about the death of his son and assumes that Catherine will also die. Henry’s anecdote about the ants burning on the log is a defining moment in the novel, because it serves as an… View Article

Farewell to Arms

The wonderful and fascinating book A Farewell to Arms by; Ernest Hemingway was write in a way that did not really stand out from the numerous of other book I read. However one of the distinctions the author made in this book is that he made the book interesting; unlike some of the other book… View Article

Ernest Hemingway: a Farewell to Arms

Is war ever justified? War has been a part of our society since the beginning of time. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway is a novel that deals with the justification and commitment to World War I. Frederic Henry, an American ambulance driver for the Italians, struggled to find the answer and ended up… View Article

Eros, Thanatos and the Depiction of Women in “a Farewell to Arms”

A career as distinguished as that of Ernest Hemingway cannot simply be condensed into a handful of words. If one were to make the attempt anyway, no choice seems to be more fitting than “love, death and women”. These topics are constant companions throughout all of his work and indeed, his life. His 1929 masterpiece,… View Article

A Call to Arms – Style and Tone

“After a while I went out and left the hospital and walked back to the hotel in the rain” (332). This last line of the novel gives an understanding of Ernest Hemingway’s style and tone. The overall tone of the book is much different than that of The Sun Also Rises. The characters in the… View Article

(a Farewell to Arms)Modern Tragedy

Throughout the history of American literature, stories of the white knight saving the damsel in distress and riding off into the sunset to live happily ever after have plagued our shelves for centuries. The birth of the modern tragedy came in the late 19th century and early 20th century with novels such as Red badge… View Article

A Western Wind

“Western Wind” by an anonymous Middle English lyric relates to A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway. In A Farewell to Arms Fredrick Henry has a stream-of-consciousness. In a stream-of-consciousness the writer approximates the rapid, often chaotic thought patterns of the character. Thinking about Catherine, in the rain, Henry refers to the poem “Western Wind”…. View Article

A Farewell to Arms: a Classic Display of Literature

Ernest Hemmingway’s ” A Farewell To Arms” is a classic display of literature. The way he develops his characters is ingenious. In the beginning of the story I did not like the way it was going. As I read deeper into the book, “A Farewell To Arms” I discovered the complexity of the characters themselves…. View Article