A Farewell to Arms - Chapter 19 - 24 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 19: Once Henry is well enough to walk with a cane, Catherine cannot go out with him in town. He spends time going to the horse races and reading newspapers. He meets a couple, the Meyers, who become fond of him. He meets with other officers at a local bar, including one named Etorre, who brags about being wounded three times, so he knows he will be promoted to captain. Back at the hospital, Catherine says that she does not like Ettore because he talks too much and t she hopes that Henry will never get promoted. It begins to rain and Catherine admits that she is scared of the rain because she can see them both dead in it.

Chapter 20: Henry, Catherine, Helen, and another patient from the hospital go to the horse races. They bet on a horse that is favored 35 to 1, but when it...

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