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A Farewell to Arms Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 3, Chapter 32 Summary

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Book 3, Chapter 32 Summary

Lying under the canvas, cold, wet, and hungry, Henry's thoughts turn to Catherine. He is not thinking in coherent thoughts, but in fragments, imagining Catherine is lying there with him, and then chastising himself for thinking about her. He decides at that moment, lying underneath the canvas with the guns, that he is done with the army. He decides that he will find Catherine, and that they will go away somewhere together.

Book 3, Chapter 32 Analysis

In times of war, a soldier must learn to be detached from every situation, as every situation is more intolerable than the first, and to approach reality in a very journalistic, objective way. There is no room for emotion, and little room for conscious thought. Hemingway, until this chapter, has strived for this writing style. Now that Henry has freed himself from the army, Hemingway's writing style also changes somewhat...

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