Human Emotions In Ernest Wingway By Ernest Hemingway

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Theme is the central idea in a piece of writing or other work of art. It helps to set a set of tones when the piece of writing is read, or the art is viewed. “A Soldier’s Home” by Ernest Hemingway, “A Dream deferred” by Langston Hughes, and “On a Play Seen Twice” by F. Scott Fitzgerald all show various main themes of human emotions. Human emotions can range from positive to negative feelings, and all the emotions in between. In these stories various human emotions are displayed throughout the content. Loneliness is a human emotion that is seen and represented often, in more ways than one. It is an emotion that is not always an easy one to be identified, but many people identify with it, each in a different way. In the story, “A Soldier’s Home” by Ernest Hemingway expresses a theme of loneliness. Krebs is a solider from World War 2, who returned home much later than most soldiers. In the story it is written, “Later he felt the need to talk but no one wanted to hear about it. His town had heard too many atrocity stories to be thrilled by actualities, Krebs found that to be listened to at all he had to lie and after he had done this twice he, too, had a reaction against the war and against talking about it” (“Ernest Hemingway Soldier’s Home”). After being home from the war for a short period of time, Krebs felt alone in the manner where he could not talk about the war and his experience. When he did talk about the war, what he told was not his truth; he felt as though he could

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