In Another Country Theme

What is the theme of "In Another Country"?

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"In Another Country" is a story about coming to terms with loss. Though there are other themes that can be identified in this short story, the idea of coming to terms with loss is the most compelling. 

Each character in the hospital has lost something, physical ability or body parts. Each has lost something more, however. The sacrifice these men have made for the war is difficult to define and difficult for the men to compensate for in their lives, but it is related to a camaraderie with people at large.

"We were all a little detached, and there was nothing that held...

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