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Frederick Henry's Understanding Of The World And Human Life

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Frederick Henry's Understanding of the World and Human Life In the Excerpt A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway, the author's use of imagery and varying sentence lengths help convey Frederick Henry's understanding of human life and the reality of death. During the death of Fredericks baby and wife, he reflects on the meaning of life and the significance of death. His thoughts and actions after this incident make it seem like he would rather be dead than have to deal with the death of his loved ones. During the death of Fredericks child he was very flustered and used vivid imagery to convey it. He started contemplating life and death, and thought about an incident from the past. During this incident he watched as ants burned and fell to
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