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by Ernest Hemingway

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What is the rising action in Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms?

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The rising action structurally follows the Introduction, which is when the central characters, Catherine and Frederic Henry, meet and unfold their relationship to each other along with the beginnings of the story conflict. In A Farewell to Arms , since it is, according to Hemingway, a love story, at least part of the conflict--or one of the...

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