Annotated Bibliography A Farewell To Arms By Ernest Hemingway

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Annotated Bibliography Donaldson, Scott. By Force of Will: The Life and Art of Ernest Hemingway. Lincoln: iUniverse.com Inc., 2001. Print. 19 March 2015. Donaldson’s publication syndicates Ernest Hemingway’s biography with literary criticism, and in doing so, delivers a sense of the foremost themes in Hemingway’s life, and work, by drawing on biographical material, extracts from Hemingway’s letters, and different works published fiction. I will be utilizing this source to further discuss and support Hemingway’s writing styles throughout A Farewell to Arms. Hemingway, Ernest, Patrick Hemingway and Sean Hemingway. A Farewell to Arms. The Hemingway Library Edition. New York: Scribner: Reprint Edition, July 10, 2012. Print. 19 March 2015. This…show more content…
Kobler summarizes Hemingway’s writing style as having “journalistic tendencies”; specifically, labeling him as a “recording device”, while regarding Hemingway as a creative fiction writer. Kobler goes on to confront wavering points of view, while affirming peculiarities in Hemingway’s writings. Kobler further investigates the use of dialogue, verb usage, and prenominal words to differentiate between different forms of writing utilized by Hemingway. Kobler closes by asking “Is he (Hemingway) a journalist, fiction writer, or a fiction writer with journalistic tendencies?” I will be using this source to further elaborate and expand on Hemingway 's word choice, and sentence structure, when describing both the season and the weather, and how such word choice, and sentence structure, allowed for Hemingway to produce a vivid visual…show more content…
Reynolds suggests that many of the amendments have to do with dialogue; more specifically the constant editing of “love scenes” between Fredric and Catherine in an attempt to try and make them more authentic for the reader. Reynolds also suggests that Hemingway revises many of the monologs recited by Fredric as if it was done in an attempt to make the readers feel as if Fredric is telling the story to a friend, rather than writing his accounts in a journal. In closing, Reynolds notes that many of Hemingway’s revisions shortened the novel, which is very characteristic tendency of Hemingway’s journalism writing style. I will use this source to further expand on the symbolisms of both the weather and seasons, while elaborating on the monologs, and dialogs, between Frederic and Catherine regarding the weather or seasons
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