The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

My Problems in Teaching A Farewell to Arms

Author

Peter L. Hays

Document Type

Book Chapter

Citation

Tyler, Lisa, ed. Teaching Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms.” Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2008.

Annotation

Expresses his dissatisfaction with teaching the novel, speculating that Hemingway may have intended Frederic Henry as the antihero. Hays takes issues with Frederic’s predatory behavior towards Catherine, unwavering immaturity, the inexplicable nature of their romantic relationship, and just about everything else. Appendix provides a syllabus and study questions for his upper division Hemingway course.

Date

2008

Pages

164-173

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