A Farewell to Arms Essay | Symbolism in A Farewell to Arms

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Symbolism in A Farewell to Arms

Summary: Discusses the Ernest Hemingway novel, A Farewell t Arms. Analyzes Hemingway's use of symbolism in the novel, specifically the extensive use of nature and seasons.
Author Ernest Hemingway uses many different symbols in his novel A Farewell to Arms. One of the most used symbols is nature. Nature varies from the different seasons to weather. He uses symbols to replace any form of feeling or affection. He uses different physical features of the characters in the novel as symbolism. Symbols shape this novel in a big way.

One of the main forms of symbolism in this novel is nature. Dryness and abundance are identified by summer. Summer is contrasted by autumn with wetness and bareness. The first part of the story takes place in dryness up until Catherine tells Henry that she is pregnant. Once she tells him her news, the rain comes, ending the dry part of the novel: "It turned cold that night and the next day it was raining" (142).

Dry season is represented with the good...

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