I missed and they both started to run. In reference to A Farewell to Arms, Hemingway writes ‘I opened up my holster, took the pistol, aimed at the one who had talked the most, and fired. A Farewell to Arms is a novel by Ernest Hemingway set during the Italian campaign of World War I.First published in 1929, it is a first-person account of an American, Frederic Henry, serving as a lieutenant ("tenente") in the ambulance corps of the Italian Army.The title is taken from a poem by the 16th-century English dramatist George Peele.. For Hemingway, that something new was his storytelling style, which we talk about, coincidentally, in "Style," and which we can see in A Farewell to Arms. Critics usually describe Hemingway’s style as simple, spare, and journalistic.

This is known as the ‘code hero’, and Hemingway’s style of writing is depicted through the use of his code hero. Take the… Overview. It’s also Historical Fiction since it … His writing has been likened to a boxer’s punches–combinations of lefts and rights coming at us without pause. These are all good words; they all apply. Ernest Hemingway is the notorious tough guy of modern American letters, but it would be hard to find a more tender and rapturous love story than A Farewell to Arms. I shot three times and dropped one’.

Perhaps because of his training as a newspaperman, Hemingway is a master of the declarative, subject-verb-object sentence. It would also be hard to find a more harrowing American novel about World War I. Hemingway masterfully interweaves these dual narratives of love and war, joy and terror, and—ultimately—liberation and death. This probably goes without saying, but the novel is a War Drama, because it directly shows us the war.