Short Questions and Answers of “A Farewell to Arms” by Ernest Hemingway

Who is Dr. Valentini?

Dr Valentini a surgeon who operates on the knee of Fredrick Henry.

What is the meaning of the title ‘A Farewell to Arms’?

A Farewell to Arms” means to bid farewell to weapons or the arms of the beloved. Henry’s farewell to war and Catherine. He leaves war and Cathrine died.

What kind of weather dominates the novel ‘A Farewell to Arms’?

 

Rainy weather dominates the novelA Farewell to Arms‘. Rain symbolizes destruction and death.

What do lowlands and mountains symbolize in ‘A Farewell to Arms’?

Lowlands or plains symbolize destruction, death and war. And the mountains symbolize peace, love, happiness and family.

Why does Frederic Henry plunge into the river The Tagliamento?

On the bridge of Tagliamento the Italian military police investigating from the soldiers and shooting those who were away from their convoys during retreat so, Henry plunge into the river and save himself.

Who is Catherine Barkley?

 

Catherine Barkley is a nurse and heroin of the play. Her fiance was killed in the war and then she attached to Henry.

Who is Rinaldi?

 

Lieutenant Rinaldi is surgeon at Red Cross Hospital and roommate of Henry.

Who is Helen Ferguson?

 

Helen Ferguson is another nurse and friend of Catherine. She cares and help Catherine.

Who is Miss Gage?

 

Miss Gage meets Henry in Milan hospital. Henry reveals his first name to her.

Who is Miss Van Campen?

 

Miss Van Campen is the in charge of Milan hospital. She has cancelled the sick leave of Henry when she thinks he is sick on purpose.

Who is Dr. Valentini?

 

Dr Valentini
a surgeon who operates on the knee of Fredrick Henry.

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