A person's return from war is always a frustrating experience. Facing the normalcy of everyday life while the memories of the gruesome struggles still rage inside a person's mind can wreak emotional havoc on a person's well being. The situation becomes much more dire when the environment he is coming home to tries to push him towards the routine of day-to-day living without letting him adjust gradually. This situation is all too real in Ernest
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fiction, it can be looked upon as a guide to how a person's experiences after war can be just as tragic (Bernardo).
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Bernardo, Karen. Ernest Hemingway's "Soldier's Home". Story Bites. May 11, 2003. http://www.storybites.com/hemingwaysoldier.htm