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2 Director: Mary McLaughlin Director: Mary McLaughlin Producer: Malcolm Hoffmeister Director: Mary McLaughlin Director: Mary McLaughlin Producer: Malcolm Hoffmeister

3 A Farewell To Arms GRACE UNDER PRESSURE GRACE UNDER PRESSURE

4 1.Opening incident/exposition 2.Rising Action 3.Climax 4.Denouement 5.Resolution 1.War (headquarters) and Love (meet Catherine) 2.Wounding/Hospital 3.Consumation/Desertion /Caporetto retreat 4.Escape by Lake 5.Catherine Hospitalzation Plot – Love and War

5 Conflict 1.Person v. Person 2.Person v. Nature 3.Person v. Society 4.Person v. Himself 1.Austria v. Italy:Officer v. Enlisted:Civilian v. Military 2.Wounds:Terrain: Rain 3.Rhetoric v.Reality 4.Fred.-Idealist to Cynic- Youth to Age

6 Symbols Rain represents: Seasons represent: Mountain represents: Plain represents: Saber represents:

7 Themes FUTILITY OF WAR LOVE STOICISM – IL FAUT D’ABORD DISILLUSIONMENT HUMAN VALUES – WAR ERODES

8 Stoicism – The Code Hero 1.OLD VALUES SHATTERED - GOD, FAMILY,COUNTRY 2.BRAVE FACE, STIFF UPPER LIP - No matter how much you suffer, you never show 3.ENDURANCE, COURAGE, WITHOUT COMPLAINT - ”grace under pressure” 4.QUIET COMPETENCE - No bragging

9 What is heroism? What does war do to ideals and values a man is fighting for? How loyal should one be? What is the price of the sacrifice—for what? Futility Of War

10 Love In the face of total war, love can flourish Love has limits Trapped biologically Submissive woman End of novel

11 Disillusion – Frederick is an innocent Volunteers for adventure—without thinking about it War—meaningless No permanent values Empty and disillusioned at end Loss Of Innocence Loss Of Innocence

12 Human Values – What values hold in the face of total war? 1.God - priest remains an idealist/an innocent 2.Competence - Rini escape by drink/women 3.Country - meaningless 4.Love - Fred/Catherine War Erodes Old Morality War Erodes Old Morality

13 Style 1.Simple sentences: subject,verb, object 2.Spare: easy vocabulary:distrusts abstractions and high blown rhetoric 3.Journalistic: He was a newspaper reporter,immediate impact 4.Sensory detail: five senses 5.Rhythm and repetition:

14 Style Stream of Consciousness Style of Narration Long, long unpunctuated sentences Inner thoughts of the character are spilled out on the page in a seemingly random order. James Joyce was the originator of this style

15 THE END THE END


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