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Courage, Symbolism, and Change in a Farewell to Arms

Summary: Describes how in Ernest Hemingway's novel, A Farewell to Arms, courage influences a change within Henry that makes him more aware of the actions of the world while the symbolism of his surroundings shows his progress through his change.
Courage, the state of mind that helps one overcome fear, symbolism, the revelation of intangible conditions, and change, the alteration of one's morals for better or for worse. These three subjects control the flow of A Farewell to Arms. Each one plays an important role with the main character Lieutenant Henry. Henry is an ambulance driver for the Italian army during World War I. Though he does not realize it at the beginning, he is in a living Hell. In Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms, courage influences a change within Henry that makes him more aware of the actions of the world while the symbolism of his surroundings shows his progress through his change.

People show courage when they do something even though they are scared to. Lieutenant Henry shows courage through many situations in which he faces his own...

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