Emotional Numbness In Soldiers Home By Krebs

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After gruesome tragedies, most people who experience them become numb. If they are show emotions too much, people blame the tragedy. This numbness prevents the survivors from having normal, uncomplicated lives. The tragedies aren’t the only thing that contributes numbness, how people treat survivors also plays a major role in it. In the story, “Soldiers Home” a man named Krebs from a small town returns home from World War II. Krebs came home two years later than the other veterans in his town. He doesn’t get the welcome home that the other men got. Krebs experiences emotional numbness from both the war and how people treated him when he returned

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