Either A farewell to arms as a war novel, a farewell to arms as a novel of love and war, a farewell to arms as a pessimistic novel, a farewell to arms as or an anti war novel, it is long debate, There is no doubt that a farewell to arms Title does justify and has significance as a novel of love, pessimistic war and anti war on the other hand it shows human relationships love and hate, at the same time it reveals dark and pessimistic side of life, Hemingway’s novels climb up with stark reality, his business is not show life is bed of roses rather he draws life as a continuous struggle. A farewell to arms novel title has very much significance in itself, farewell means see off to his beloved arms or see off to wars. As we know that the gun is fired by arms, here title meaning to good bye guns. Actually Fredric Henry had been tired of by wars he had known there was no outstanding in war or war field, it was just fake illusion in which he could not live , he knew the reality of war and reality of life. For him war is nightmare while love is real life, he wants live with his lover and want to leave this world war. In the beginning of the novel like others hero he catches up an illusion of heroism and bravery but very soon he realizes that he is on the wrong path, war is only beneficial for politician and government. Actually publics are just puppet in hand of them.
In short, A farewell to arms Title does justify and has significance as a novel of love, pessimistic war and anti war, it shows human relationships.