Why does Krebs avoid complications and consequences
Explain what you think happened to Daphne in A.S. Byatt's “Baglady”. Where did all her possessions go? Will she ever be able to get home? What's your interpretation of what is going on this strange story…?
Questions for Discussion: “Soldier’s Home”
1. The setting of Krebs's home and small town in Hemingway's “Soldier's Home” is significant. How would you describe this setting and what role does it play in the conflict of the story?
2. Why does Krebs avoid complications and consequences? How has the war changed his attitudes towards work, his family, and women?
3. Why do you think Hemingway refers to the protagonist as Krebs rather than Harold? What is the significance of the sister calling him “Hare”?
4. Explain how Krebs’s war experiences are present throughout the story even though we get no details about them. What do you think happened to him?
Note: words minium 5 long sentence for each question is good