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What is the ironic meaning of " soldier's home" by Ernest Hemingway?

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josiane0424 | Student, College Freshman | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 28, 2007 at 12:01 PM via web

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What is the ironic meaning of " soldier's home" by Ernest Hemingway?

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janeyb | (Level 2) Associate Educator

Posted March 28, 2007 at 10:28 PM (Answer #1)

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Well the irony is that even though it is Harold's childhood home, he feels awkward and not at home at all. He cannot readjust to life there, and its not a home for him at all. Not after the war.

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