CP Brit Lit. Analyses of “Soldiers Home”
Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in suburban Oak Park, IL. He was raised in a small quite town. He played football and boxed in high school. He was solider in several wars in the 1900’s. When he returned form WWI in 1919 he began writing stories. He wrote stories the related to his experiences in war. This is why most if not all of his experiences in the war contribute to he’s writings. One of the best examples of this is in his story “Soldiers Home.” In the Soldiers Home by Ernest Hemingway, Krebs how fought in WWI is forced with the challenges of transferring his life from a military life to the civilian world, and the unfair struggles of those who do not fit the mold of society.
The story “Soldiers Home” is a short story that is taken from the compilation In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway. The most interesting part about Hemingway's writings is the fact that he was a war veteran. Hemingway was rejected several times, after being rejected Hemingway was finally able to participate in the war. First as an ambulance driver, he was then wounded in Italy and he received the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery. After he recovered from his battle wounds he joined the Italian infantry. After WWI he participated in the Spanish civil war, as a reporter. He reported for the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA). He did not fight in the Spanish Civil War but he was a reporter though out the war. Then in late July of 1944 Hewingway joined the American 22nd Infantry Regiment. The 22nd Infantry was commanded by Col. Charles Lanham, a fellow writer. Col. Lanhm was also the inspiration for many of Hemingway’s writings. Hewingway was with the 22nd Infantry the reminder of the war and was present at the liberation of Paris. Later in 1947 Hewingway was awarded the Bronze start for he's bravery in WWII. Hemingway lost his purity of experience during all of...