The Good Soldier A Tale of Passion (Twentieth Century Classics) by Ford Madox Ford

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  • 20th Century English Novel And Short Story,
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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9304192M
ISBN 100140180818
ISBN 109780140180817

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John Dowell is married to Florence; Captain Edward Ashburnham is married to Leonora; Florence and Edward are having an affair, with Leonora's knowledge.

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Ford changed his last name from "Hueffer" inafter the book was published. The Good Soldier is routinely cited as one of the great works of 20th century English literature and routinely finds its way onto selections like the Modern Library's Best English-Language Novels of the 20th Century where it was ranked 30th in their survey.

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Herein lies this book’s greatest strength. Grace and Perseverance 2 And the things that you have heard me say among many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be qualified to teach others as well. 3 Join me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

4 A soldier refrains from entangling himself in civilian affairs, in order to please the one who enlisted him. The Good Soldier, tragic novel by Ford Madox Ford, published in The novel relates events in the lives of John Dowell, a Philadelphian from a “good” family, and his wife, Florence, who supposedly suffers from heart disease.

Florence’s condition mandates that the Dowells live in a succession of. The Good Soldier () " is set just before World War I and chronicles the tragedies of the lives of two seemingly perfect couples. The novel is told using a series of flashbacks in non-chronological order, a literary technique pioneered by Ford.

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The Good Soldier, thus, is a novel in which events are not presented chronologically, in which there is much speculation about character motivation, and in which John—the narrator—tries to understand his life and relationships. The events of the novel unfold somewhat in reverse order.

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