Plot summary[ edit ] The novel is divided into five sections. In the first, Frederic Henry, an American paramedic serving in the Italian Armyis introduced to Catherine Barkley, an English nurse, by his good friend and roommate, Rinaldi, a surgeon.
They go out carousing, but are interrupted by a bombing raid. The somewhat drunk Frederic makes a poor first impression. Rinaldi persuades Frederic to go on a double romantic date with him and two nurses, Catherine and her friend Helen Ferguson Mary Philips.
However, Rinaldi becomes annoyed when Frederic prefers Catherine, the woman the major had chosen for himself. Away by themselves, Frederic learns that she was engaged to a soldier who was killed in battle. In the darkness, he romantically seduces her, over her half-hearted resistance, and is surprised to discover she is a virgin.
Their romantic relationship forbidden by army regulation is discovered.
At Rinaldi's suggestion, Catherine is transferred to Milan. When Frederick is wounded by artillery, he finds himself in the hospital where Catherine now works.
They continue their affair until he is sent back to the war. Meanwhile, Frederic's letters to her are sent to the hospital which she has abandoned. After a time, Frederic cannot stand being away from Catherine any longer. He deserts his post and heads out in search of her.
Returning first to the hospital in Milan, he attempts to convince the reluctant Ferguson to reveal Catherine's whereabouts to him. Displaying animosity toward Frederic, all she reveals finally is that Catherine has left and is pregnant with Frederic's child.
Rinaldi visits him at the hotel where he is hiding, and, upon hearing of Catherine's pregnancy, out of remorse for having interfered with their correspondence, tells Frederic where she is living. He rows across a lake to her. Meanwhile, Catherine is delighted when she is told she has finally received some mail, but faints when she is given all of her romantic love letters, marked "Return to Sender".
She is taken to the hospital, where her child is delivered stillborn. She herself is in grave danger. Frederic arrives, and just as an armistice between Italy and Austria-Hungary is announced, Catherine tragically dies, with him at her side.The farewell in A Farewell to Arms is both to the conflict of war and his current preoccupation of love as Henry and the reader is left to finally face the harsh and hollow realities of .
What's the Difference between A Farewell to Arms the Book and A Farewell to Arms the Movie?
A Farewell to Arms Based on the semi-autobiographical novel A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway, with a screenplay by Oliver H.P.
Garrett and Benjamin Glazer, the film is about a romantic love affair between an American ambulance driver and an English nurse in Italy during World War I.
Watch A Farewell to Arms Full Movie | GoMovies, The film is based on a novel. It is about an American Army volunteer confronts a British beautiful nurse on the eve of the offensive in the Alps.
In no time, they fall in love and then they decide to escape to Switzerland to await the birth of their son. Suddenly, a tragedy happens to them. May 26, · ¨ Videos no admitidos o privados (SUBSCRIBIRSE A ESAS PÁGINAS, NO A ESTE CANAL) ¨ Vídeos no admesos o privats (SUBSCRIURE NOMÉS A AQUELLES PÀGINES).
Michele Deegan Dr. Smith 03 March Put Out on the First “Date”: The Selective Representation of Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms The deeply philosophical work of Ernest Hemingway was taken under artistic license and possibly political agenda when it was produced in film.