The Novel as War: Lies and Truth in Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms
Argues that Hemingway uses a love story set in war to mask the violence and lies of war to a resisting readership. Norris offers a close reading of the ethical implications of and reader reaction to Henry’s shooting the Italian sergeant.
Modern Fiction Studies
Norris, Margot. “The Novel as War: Lies and Truth in Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms.” Modern Fiction Studies 40, no. 4 (1994): 689-710.