A Farewell to Arms
by Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms Warfare Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)
"They blew him all to bits." (4.83)
That’s typical Modernist language Catherine is using. World War I "blew up" the idea that the world was a safe place, and the Modernists were obsessed with fragments and pieces and breaking in general.
Stretcher bearers came in all the time, put their stretcher down, unloaded them and went away. (9.137)
There is a somber rhythm to Hemingway’s description of this procession of wounded men. And it presents a striking and vivid image of the war.