Day 4

A Farewell to Arms Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Voice of a Generation

    Kind of Activity:

    Collaborative Writing


    Students will consider the historical context in which the author wrote the novel.

    Common Core Standards:



    Ernest Hemingway is often considered to be the voice of his generation, but what exactly does this mean? Remind students about the Lost Generation. What are some of the identifying features of these people? A disillusionment with the world around them, a rejection of Romanticism and a return to the "realness" of Modernism, a sense that the world has been broken. All of these are exemplified in Hemingway's writing, hence...

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