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In Our Time Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7 Summary

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Chapter 7 Summary

Memoir--The narrator tells about an unnamed soldier who cowers in a trench during a heavy bombardment, and throughout it all he prays continually to Jesus to keep him alive and keep him from getting killed. The soldier promises that he will believe in Jesus and tell everyone that Jesus is the only one that matters. Eventually, the shelling moves on down the line, the trench is repaired, and the soldiers go into town, where the soldier who prayed doesn't tell anybody about Jesus, not even the girl he goes upstairs with.

Story--"Soldier's Home" is an account of the type of adjustments to civilian lives that one soldier makes after returning home from the first World War in 1919. His name is Krebs, and he lives in Oklahoma in a small town. When he gets home, most of the other servicemen have already returned and talked about their...

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