Summary Of Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell To Arms

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In Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, Hemingway sets the story during World War I, which takes place on the Italian front. This, being one of many successful novels Hemingway wrote, earned him the Nobel Prize. Hemingway grew up in a very successful family, with his father, Clarence Edmonds Hemingway, being a Physician. Tragically, his father took his life on December 6, 1928. With an emotional scar after the incident, Hemingway wrote his first book The Doctor and the Doctor’s Wife. Then, he ran away from home and enlisted in the Red Cross Association on the Italian front. There he met a young nurse named Agnes von Kurowsky, who accepted his proposal, but left him for another man instead. This incident inspired the book A Farewell to Arms. After having his heart broken, he returned back to America and married Hadley Richardson. Hemingway Published the book The Sun Also Rises, based on the rekindling of his broken heart, but commits adultery with Pauline Pfeiffer. Pfeiffer then becomes his second wife after the divorce with Richardson was finalized. Predictably, after having his first child, Patrick Hemingway, the couple divorced and he married Martha Gellhorn. Hemingway served in D-Day where he met a war correspondent, Mary Welsh. Hemingway and Welsh married. Shortly after, he wrote The Old Man and the Sea, earning him the Pulitzer Prize in 1951 that he earnestly longed for. Solely, Hemingway wrote his books on heartbreak, war, and women. Hemingway published 28 books

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