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1. Answer the study
questions. (250 words)
(1)The title, “Soldier’s Home,”
focuses on the setting. Do you have a clear picture of Krebs’s home? Describe
it, ﬁlling in missing details from your associations of home, Krebs’s routine,
or anything else you can use.
(2)Belleau Wood, Soissons, the
Champagne, St. Mihiel, and the Argonne were the sites of ﬁerce and bloody
ﬁghting. What effect have these battles had on Krebs?
(3)Why does Krebs avoid
complications and consequences? How has the war changed his attitudes toward
work and women? How is his hometown different from Germany and France? What is
the conﬂict in the story?
(4)What is the signiﬁcance of his
sister calling him “Hare”？
(5)What is the resolution to
(6)Explain how Krebs’s war
experiences are present throughout the story even though we get no details
2.Create two lists. Title
the first list: Wartime Germany & France. Write down as many details of the
setting as possible. Explain how these details influence our understanding of
Krebs’ character. Title the second list: Peacetime Oklahoma. Write down as many
details of the setting as possible. Explain how these details influence our
understanding of Krebs’ character. At the end of your lists, discuss how
setting has helped us understand the theme of this story (think it through!!
what is this story about?) (350 words)