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Literary Tone and "A Farewell to Arms"

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What is the tone of "A Farewell to Arms"? What sets the tone? How does it affect the interpretation of the events in the story? Could the tone be read differently by another reader? Do you think the author considered this in setting the tone?

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What is the tone of "A Farewell to Arms"? What sets the tone? How does it affect the interpretation of the events in the story? Could the tone be read differently by another reader? Do you think the author considered this in setting the tone?

The overall tone in "A Farewell to Arms" by Earnest Hemmingway is the fear that the main character, Rolando Henry, felt throughout his time in service. The reader is introduced to the main character through his narration of the events that he lived through during WWI and is instantly exposed to the overall horror that he experienced during his years in service. He honestly tells everything about his drinking, his use of prostitutes, lying, murdering, and his inner thoughts when it comes to women and falling in love ...

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