Essays Tagged: "ambulance driver"

"Farewell to Arms" by Hemingway, literary analyisis

As Ernest Hemingway illustrates in his book, Farewell to Arms, the character of Frederick Henry; an ambulance driver, is put to the ultimate test during the madness and atrocity of WWI. His experience ... threatening positions that could jeopardize their safety and the safety of others. When one of his ambulances got suck in the mud during a retreat, two sergeants simply tried to abandon the situation ...

(5 pages) 93 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

The Effects of War on Ernest Hemingway.

a defective right eye inherited from his mother. He finally finagled a way into the military--as an ambulance driver. At nineteen, he was injured in the Austro-Italian territory. He was hospitalized i ... g to Hutchison, A Farewell to Arms is "the story of love between the English nurse and the American ambulance driver,"(Love and War). When Hemingway wrote this masterpiece, he created a character, Lie ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway: a 3 point thesis on Hemingway's characters' attitudes towards war, includes quotes

s of the Modern period. After being rejected from the army, Hemingway entered the war in 1917 as an ambulance driver on the Italian front. Hemingway's relationship with the war could have been his rea ... rewell to Arms takes place in Italy in World War I. The novel tells of the conflicts of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front, Frederick Henry, and his difficulties with war, love and deat ...

(3 pages) 79 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

War

ed on his own experiences during World War I. Before the US entered the war, Hemingway worked as an ambulance drive for the Italian army. His novel A Farewell to Arms, often called his most important ... o Arms, often called his most important novel about World War I, follows the experiences of a young ambulance driver.After World War I, writer John Hersey introduced a journalistic technique to war fr ...

(1 pages) 25 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Biography of Ernest Hemingway.

decided to work for the Kansas City Star newspaper. In World War I Hemingway served as a Red Cross ambulance driver until he was severely wounded in action. After recuperating in Italy, he settled in ...

(1 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemingway: Who is the more admirable character - Frederic Henry or Catherine Barkley?

ove and war during the First World War, narrated by the main character, Frederic Henry, an American ambulance driver for the Italian army. Between Frederic and his love companion Catherine Barkley, th ... well as his tendencies to drink, Frederic can not be blamed for these inclinations. He is simply an ambulance driver who need not involve himself in battle and the hostilities and depressive nature of ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Farewell To Arms

dle your life experiences. In Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms, Frederic Henry an Italian army ambulance driver, and Catherine Barkley an Italian army nurse both embark on the journey of searchin ...

(7 pages) 1455 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ernest Hemingway

ar I was just ending, but he wanted to travel to Europe. Therefore, in 1918, he went to Italy as an ambulance driver for the Red Cross. Many critics believed that Hemingway experienced two important e ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Farewell To Arms

e outbreak of World War I, was studying in Italy. Just as war broke out, Henry volunteered to be an ambulance driver for the Italian army, and was sent to the northern Alps, to fight against Austria. ...

(3 pages) 585 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Farewell to Arms

written by Ernest Hemingway was much more about the general conception of life, and the life of an ambulance driver during war, can be seen as harsh all along the novel, but in the movie made in 1932 ...

(6 pages) 19 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The price of objectivity (crit

tor, Jake Barnes, remains clinically detached from the events that transpire around him.Jake was an ambulance driver in the first world war and as with many of his peers, his experiences left him with ...

(3 pages) 351 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Farewell To Arms

orst in a person. Throughout the novel, A Farewell To Arms, by Ernest Hemmingway, Fredrick Henry an ambulance driver is required to accomplish many feats during the chaos of war. The things that happe ... the enemy coming up behind them, two sergeants refuse to help them in the battle of rescuing their ambulance from the mud. Henry does not think twice before ordering them to return and help. He does ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Poet Compare/contrast

search for a career. Hemingway?s immediate future, during World War I, Happened to include being an ambulance driver for the Red Cross and fighting for his county. After the war he continued to write ...

(1 pages) 1779 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A Farewell To Arms - Internal Conflict

itially volunteered for.? (Lewis 42) Initially, he is detached from the war because he is merely an ambulance driver and therefore, has nothing to do with the actual war. He must ultimately decide to ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

"Not So Quiet" as representative of gender in WWII The novel "Not so Quiet" as representative of gendered experience during WWII

ld rather write an account of a woman's experience with war instead. Price then contacted a British ambulance driver who had kept war diaries as a basis for her story, then elaborating the story to re ... d characters, but also in the two most notable events that involve girls just "passing through" the ambulance-driving world. The first, in which Smithie shows two new girls to their bunk and they tell ...

(7 pages) 3770 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Creative Thinker_Walt Disney Outline

n the military in 1918 but was rejected. Joined the Red Cross where he spent a year in France as an ambulance driver-driving an ambulance decorated in his paintings of Mickey Mouse. Walt went to Holly ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers