Although the sources for Rinaldi are unknown, the character had already appeared in In Our Time. He walks back to his hotel in the rain. The battle police seize Henry, who, at a crucial moment, breaks away and dives into the river. He says that there are beautiful girls now in Gorizia, especially the English girls.
Not long afterwards, the Austro-Hungarians break through the Italian lines in the Battle of Caporettoand the Italians retreat.
He hides beneath a tarp that covers stockpiled artillery, thinking that his obligations to the war effort are over and dreaming of his return to Catherine.
Henry and his drivers then decide to leave the column and take secondary roads, which they assume will be faster. There are now more hospitals, along with more British men and women. In the mess hall that evening, Henry sits next to the priest, who is disappointed and hurt that Henry did not visit his family in Abruzzi.
After catching up to the main retreat, Frederic is taken to a place by the "battle police," where officers are being interrogated and executed for the "treachery" that supposedly led to the Italian defeat.
The unnamed priest was based on Don Giuseppe Bianchi, the priest of the 69th and 70th regiments of the Brigata Ancona. During the following months, his relationship with Catherine intensifies.
Then the captain starts teasing the priest about women again. Frederic is wounded in the knee by a mortar on the Italian Front and sent to a hospital in Milanwhere Catherine is also sent. Rinaldi announces that he is now in love with a Miss Barkley, whom he will probably marry.
After a long and painful birth, their son is stillborn. He asks Henry if he thinks he should marry Miss Barkley after the war is over. Plot summary[ edit ] The novel is divided into five sections. It is spring, and there are more weapons in the town.
In the third section, Frederic returns to his unit, and discovers morale has severely dropped. The following day, Henry is diagnosed with jaundice, and Miss Van Campen, the superintendent of the hospital, accuses him of bringing the disease on himself through excessive drinking.
The inspiration for Catherine Barkley was Agnes von Kurowskya nurse who cared for Hemingway in a hospital in Milan after he had been wounded. The drivers continue in the other trucks until they get stuck again. He attempts to say goodbye but cannot. He had told them that Henry was coming, so they had prepared to receive him.
He had planned to marry her but she spurned his love when he returned to America. Rinaldi assumes the narrator was with a woman there, and asks if he spent the night with her, and the narrator says yes.
Valentini who agrees to operate immediately. Henry stays at her side until she is gone. When word comes that German troops are breaking through the Italian lines, the Allied forces prepare to retreat. Eliot also starts off by quoting this Marlowe work: He says the war might recommence seriously in about a week.
Rinaldi, however, quickly fades from the picture as Catherine and Henry become involved in an elaborate game of seduction. When he returns in the spring, he finds that the company still lives in the same town and in the same quarters.
He says he loves her and might marry her. The priest concedes that the Italians have to defend themselves in war. Her passion, even though pretended, wakens a desire for emotional interaction in Henry, whom the war has left coolly detached and numb.
The men pick up two engineering sergeants and two frightened young girls on their way. Rinaldi, a surgeon, greets Henry warmly when he awakens. Another driver marches off to surrender himself, while Henry and the remaining driver seek refuge at a farmhouse.A Farewell to Arms Questions and Answers.
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A Farewell to Arms Chapter 3 Summary. BACK; NEXT ; The narrator has been away, and has now returned to the warfront in the same town described in the previous chapter. It is spring, and there are more weapons in the town.
He walks through the town to the same house as before.
A Farewell to Arms is a novel by Ernest Hemingway set during the Italian campaign of World War I. First published init is a first-person account of an American, Frederic Henry, serving as a lieutenant ("tenente") Plot Genre: Realism.
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