A Farewell to Arms
by Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms Foreignness and the Other Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)
"He’s done nothing but ruin you with his sneaking Italian tricks. Americans are worse than Italians." (34.39)
This makes us remember an earlier scene where Frederic calls Rinaldi a "dago," among other things. This rare moments pop up in moments of communication frustration. When communication fails, everything seems foreign.
"Switzerland is down the lake, we can go there." (34.109)
The romance of their big escape intensifies the tragedy of the novel.