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A Farewell to Arms Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Bartolomeo Aymo - This character is one of Frederic Henry's ambulance drivers during the Italian army's retreat. He is also the driver to whom Frederic is closest. During the retreat, this character generously picks up two peasant woman with assurances that he will not rape them. This assurance frightens them even more as they, unfortunately, only recognize the one word of this character's Italian. It is also this character who is mistakenly shot by the Italian rear guard. It is a tragic mistake both for its stupidity and because he was...

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