Code Hero - Catherine Barkley in A Farewell to Arms

Nengwei Fan


A Farewell to Arms is Hemingway’s early masterwork which is known as a literary classic of modern literature. Catherine Barkley is the heroine in the novel which has aroused heated discussions. The paper tries to analyze Catherine Barkley from perspective of Code Hero as put forward by Philip Young. Catherine’s personality as code hero is analyzed in details in the paper. Her personality is discussed from three aspects: concept of life, reaction to pressure and mental outlook.

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World Journal of English Language
ISSN 1925-0703(Print)  ISSN 1925-0711(Online)

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