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Title

Using Temperament Theory to Understand Conflict in Hemingway’s "Soldier’s Home"

Document Type

Article

Citation

McKenna, John J. and David M. Raabe. “Using Temperament Theory to Understand Conflict in Hemingway’s ‘Soldier’s Home.’” Studies in Short Fiction 34, no. 2 (Spring 1997): 203-13.

Annotation

Explicates the family conflict, and the story’s underlying narrative design, as a collision between the artisan Krebs who values action and needs excitement and his guardian parents who value safety and need belonging. Suggests Krebs’s artisan temperament reflects Hemingway’s personality traits.

Published in

Studies in Short Fiction

Volume

34

Issue

2

Date

Spring 1997

Pages

203-213

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