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Essay | Analysis of Hemingway's Play on Words in "A Farewell to Arms"

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Analysis of Hemingway's Play on Words in "A Farewell to Arms"

Summary: Essay discusses Hemingway's play on words in his novel "A Farewell to Arms."
Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms, Hemingway uses different idiomatic resources, such as wordplay, satire and word jokes, to develop the actions of his main character, Fredrick Henry. The play on words provides an insight to Henry's relationships, especially with Catherine and his failure at narration. At different points of the novel, the idiomatic expressions provide reader with foreshadows of events ahead in the plot. The deceitful word selection and order, by Hemingway, allows the reader to miss the double meaning, yet when the reader comprehends it, the play words complete where the narrator left off.

Hemingway portrays Henry as a failing narrator with his lack of commitment. Henry displays this by seeing Catherine pregnancy as an inference to their relationship, instead of a gift. The fact that Catherine and Henry bet on a horse called "light for me," an...

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