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dc.contributor.advisorHaralson, Eric;en_US
dc.contributor.authorRana, Aneeten_US
dc.contributor.otherDepartment of Englishen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-15T18:06:05Z
dc.date.available2012-05-15T18:06:05Z
dc.date.issued1-May-10en_US
dc.date.submittedMay-10en_US
dc.identifierRana_grad.sunysb_0771M_10060.pdfen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1951/55596
dc.description.abstractThis essay argues the various gender constructions in A Farewell to Arms, which serve to challenge the sexual norms of the 1930's. In addition, this essay thoroughly analyzes Hemingway's possible intentions by crafting a character such as Catherine Barkley. It also underlines the various connections between the characters, in addition to the meanings of the underlying ambiguity in the connections between the characters. It analyzes the roles, which both Frederic Henry and Catherine Barkley play in each other's lives, and the individual roles each character contributes to their relationship. Moreover, it analyzes the conventions of marriage in the context of the war, and how it pertains to the couple's relationship. This essay also dissects many of the homoerotic undertones present in the novel, mainly between Frederic Henry, Rinaldi and the priest, in addition to the homoerotic undertones between Catherine Barkley and Helen Ferguson. The novel's emphasis on the some of these unconventional relationships reveals that it seeks to invent new forms of unions that serve as possible modes of survival during the chaos of wartime, and perhaps Hemingway's own desire to overturn oppressive societal dictates regarding sexual expression.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipStony Brook University Libraries. SBU Graduate School in Department of English. Lawrence Martin (Dean of Graduate School).en_US
dc.formatElectronic Resourceen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherThe Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY.en_US
dc.subject.lcshLiterature, Americanen_US
dc.titleThe Disputed Gender and Sexual Constructs during Wartime in Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Armsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.advisorAdvisor(s): Eric Haralson. Committee Member(s): Andrew Newman.en_US
dc.mimetypeApplication/PDFen_US
dc.embargo.releaseNot applicableen_US
dc.embargo.periodPermanenten_US


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