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Title

A Burning World of War: How Iconicity Works in Constructing the Fictional World View in A Farewell to Arms

Author

Xinxin Zhao

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Zhao, Xinxin. “A Burning World of War: How Iconicity Works in Constructing the Fictional World View in A Farewell to Arms.” In Semblance and Signification, edited by Pascal Michelucci, Olga Fischer, and Christina Ljungberg, 211-30. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2011.

Annotation

Explicates syntactic structure, sequenced and internal paragraph patterning, and cohesion in the log-burning metaphor and other iconic examples to show “the war is [not] World War I or any specific war mentioned in the novel, but the burning permanent living condition of mankind.”

Published in

Semblance and Signification

Date

2011

Pages

211-230

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