The Education of Harold Krebs, or Approaching Ernest Hemingway’s "Soldier’s Home" with Engineering Students in Israel
Discusses her approaches to teaching issues of homecoming and military experience found in the story to Israeli Arab and Jewish students, with the overwhelming majority having experienced both through compulsory military service, and some through actual combat. Henn outlines discussion topics, including the significance of photographs, Krebs’s troubled family dynamic, and obsession with women. Quotes liberally from student responses. Appendix includes questions for analysis.