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  • Harold Krebs
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    Krebs in Soldier's Home In Ernest Hemingway "Soldier's Home" there is a young man named Harold Krebs, who served in the Marines for two years during WWI. He returned home to Oklahoma to find out he had changed, but the town had not. Trying to adjust to the way life was had become a struggle for him. The effect that the WWI had on Krebs after the war mad his life at home hard to deal with. Krebs was not pleased when he returned home. He returned from the war and was not welcomed by the towns peop...
  • Krebs Postwar Reaction To The Town Girls
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    He knew he could never get through it all again. "Soldier's Home"I don't want to go through that hell again". The Sun Also Rises In the works of Ernest Hemingway, that which is excluded is often as significant as that which is included; a hint is often as important and thought-provoking as an explicit statement. This is why we read and reread him. "Soldier's Home " is a prime example of this art of echo and indirection. Harold Krebs, the protagonist of "Soldier's Home", is a young veteran portra...
  • Harold Krebs Return Home From World War
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    In Soldier's Home, Ernest Hemingway depicts Harold Krebs return home from World War I and the problems he faces when dealing with his homecoming and transition back towards a normal life. After the fighting overseas commenced, it took Krebs a year to finally leave Europe and return to his family in Oklahoma. Once home, he found it hard to talk about all he had seen in his tour of duty overseas, which should be attributed to the fact that he saw action in some of the bloodiest, most crucial battl...
  • Soldiers Home Theme Analysis
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    As a young man coming back from the war, Krebs expected things to be the same when he got home and they were, except one. Sure the town looked older and all the girls had matured into beautiful woman, Krebs hade never expected that he would be the one to change. The horrific experiences of the first World War had alienated and removed those he had cared about, including his family, who stood na " ive to the realities and consequences only those who live it first hand would comprehend. The mere m...
  • Soldier's Home And Uncle Fred
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    Character Comparison Harold Krebs in " Soldier's Home" and Uncle Fred in "My Uncle Fred" both have one thing in common. They have experiences about a World War. Nonetheless, the two men have certain outstanding differences with regards to their characters. In "Soldier's Home", we encounter Harold Krebs, who is the main character coming back from Germany after the war to his home state of Oklahoma. When he came, people had already welcomed all the other soldiers that came back from the war. To th...
  • Consequences Krebs
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    Reasons For Leaving Coming back to what used to be home from an extremely traumatic war scenario creates a degree of alienation for any returning soldier. It is even more difficult when the soldier is a teenager whose life away at war is his first lengthy experience away from home. In Soldiers Home by Ernest Hemingway, Harold Krebs, who has had his moral views and beliefs altered by his life in the army, arrives home to a town that has not change much at all. Wanting to live a smooth life withou...
  • Story Krebs Mother
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    "Soldier's Home": A Classic for Everyone When I decided to take an introductory course in literature, I had no idea that I knew so little about the subject. Being a student with an interest in psychology, it seemed only natural that I would find the stories, "A Sorrowful Woman,"Soldier's Home", and "Bartleby, the Scrivener" of particular interest. Each of these works contains the same deep meaning, although not readily apparent. All concern the psychology of self-isolation. Although all three st...

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