A Farewell to Arms.

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A Farewell to Arms.

Throughout the novel, A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway developed a specific discipline and behavior for a true Hemingway "code hero". Although there are many characters in the novel, each one of them possessed a similar or contrasting characteristic of a "code hero". While Frederic Henry became a true "code hero" by the end of the novel, Catherine Barkley was a better example of a "code hero" throughout the course of the novel. Hemingway's definition of a code hero stated that there were many qualities, some more important than others, needed in order to be classified as a true "code hero". The most important characteristics required to be a true Hemingway "code hero" like Catherine Barkley are bravery, immorality, and discipline.
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According to the Hemingway hero's philosophy, a truly brave "code hero" was a stoic person, who accepted the fear of a situation and did not complain about it. "I'm not a bit afraid. It's just a dirty trick." This was all that Catherine said shortly before she died. However, Catherine died according to her view of what the brave should do in death as in life. A brave person should simply not mention their fear of the deaths that they have encountered. Death was the end of everything and life was devoted to exposing oneself to all types ...

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