$200 Question from H2 Two countries that make up the main settings of A Farewell to Arms
$200 Answer from H2 What are Italy and Switzerland?
$300 Question from H2 Writers/artists after WWI—expatriates to France (Paris, mostly) in 1920s/30s
$300 Answer from H2 Who are the “Lost Generation?”
$400 Question from H2 Description: “If a writer of prose knows enough about what he is writing about he may omit things that he knows and the reader, if the writers is writing truly enough, will have a feeling of those things as strongly as though the writer had stated them. The dignity of movement of the iceberg is due to only one-eighth of it being above water.”
$400 Answer from H2 What is the “Iceberg Principle?”
$500 Question from H2 Master of dialogue—reveals inner conflict and complexity of communication through uncomplicated, short, rhythmic sentences
$200 Question from H4 This could be considered to be a form of escaping from reality, in that it creates a new form of identity for its “wearer”; Catherine and Henry both seek a new form of identity through it
$500 Question from H4 This novel topic/theme is defined as being displayed through a willingness to sacrifice for another
$500 Answer from H4 What is love? (Baby, don’t hurt me. Don’t hurt me, no more.)
$100 Question from H5 Identify the speaker(s) and explain the significance: “‘This is a rotten game we play, isn’t it?’…‘You don’t have to pretend you love me. That’s over for the evening. Is there anything you’d like to talk about?’ ‘But I do love you.’ ‘Please let’s not lie when we don’t have to.’” (31)
$100 Answer from H5 Who are Catherine and Henry?
$200 Question from H5 Identify the speaker(s) and explain the significance: “‘You’re my religion. You’re all I’ve got.’” (116)
$300 Question from H5 Identify the speaker and explain the significance: “I was always embarrassed by the words sacred, glorious and sacrifice and the expression in vain. We had heard them, sometimes standing in the rain almost out of earshot, so that only the shouted words came through, and had read them on proclamations that were slapped up by billposters over other proclamations, now for a long time, and I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory and the sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it.” (184-185)
$400 Question from H5 Identify the speaker(s) and explain the significance: “I am the snake. I am the snake of reason.’ ‘You’re getting it mixed. The apple was reason.’ ‘No, it was the snake.’” (170)
$400 Answer from H5 Who are Lt. Henry and Rinaldi?
$500 Question from H5 Identify the speaker and explain the significance: “I killed him. I never killed anybody in this war, and all my life I’ve wanted to kill a sergeant.” (207)
Final Jeopardy Explain the narrative structure of the novel and then write a brief outline of each book.
Final Jeopardy Answer It’s divided into books (5) and smaller chapters: 1.Exposition/ Introduction to war/ Meets Catherine/ Injury 2.Falling in love with Catherine/ Surgery 3.Italian retreat/ Escape 4.Return to Catherine/ Flee to Switzerland 5.Catherine and Henry live in isolation in Switzerland before she gives birth to a stillborn son and then dies of a hemorrhage