World War 1 Trench Warfare
725 wordsWorld War 1 is perhaps best known for being a war fought in trenches (Grolier 94), ditches dug out of the ground to give troops protection from enemy artillery and machine-gun fire. In Erich Remarque's novel All Quite on the Western Front that is exactly how he described trench warfare. Remarque showed World War 1 as a war fought in trenches, which he depicted well leaving out only a few minor details. The trenches spread from the East to the West. By the end of 1914 trenches stretched all along...
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Pre Enlistment Society Remarque All Quiet Baumer
1,432 wordsErich Maria Remarques All Quiet on the Western Front, a set in World War I, centers around the changes wrought by one young German soldier. During his time in the war, protagonist, Paul Baumer, changes from a rather innocent hardened and somewhat caustic veteran. More importantly, course of this metamorphosis, Baumer disaffiliates himself societal icons parents, elders, school, religion that had foundation of his pre-enlistment days. This rejection comes result of Baumer's realization that the p...
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Mind Against Reality Letting The Reader War
939 wordsM Mental abuse is sometimes overlooked, because of the rough physical abuse, but soldiers see a good side of both during wars. Maria Remarque shows the mental part of abuse on the book All Quiet on the Western Front. The narrator discusses all the hard times that went on during World War I, all through the book. Paul Baumer, the narrator, explains it when he and his friends enter the German army, very deeply although he is only eighteen. Baumer tells a story about fighting for their own sanity a...
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Erich Maria Remarque Quiet On The Western Front
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Western Front Innocent People
575 wordsIn Remarque's "All Quiet on the Western Front", the main character Paul Buyer who is 18 years old, is sent to the western front along with his classmates to fight against France for his homeland, Germany. He and his friends go through a range of typical war experiences: the death of a comrade, the terror of gunfire, the abuse by their officers. Remarque as well as Paul hates everything about the war: its worthlessness, the lives of young people that it destroys or the innocent people that it kil...
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All Quiet On The Western Front
846 wordsThe novel All Quiet On The Western Front contains many incidents where the readers can hold characters responsible for their actions, however his novel in particular relates to the clash of values. Though fictional this novel by Erich Maria Remarque, presents vast detail through the conflicts at the Western Front. Corporal Himmelstoss a character in the novel is portrayed as a stereotypical military man, whose actions, when all's said and done, speaks for itself as the reader really does not que...
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Erich Maria Remarque Quiet On The Western Front
1,597 wordsWorld War I was the first total war. Once the war began, the countries involved mobilized their entire populations and economic resources to achieve victory on the battlefield. The term home front, which was widely employed for the first time during World War I, perfectly symbolized this new concept of a war in which the civilian population behind the lines was directly and critically involved in the war effort. The war began as a clash between two coalitions of European countries. The first coa...
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Erich Maria Remarque Quiet On The Western Front
1,018 wordsA Disease or famine can be an awful thing. It can spread throughout towns and cities quickly, leaving thousands dead and the city in catastrophe. This spread of death and decay can be compared to situation Paul and the other soldiers face in All Quiet On The Western Front, written by Erich Maria Remarque. In this book the author shows strong feelings of despair towards war. This is done using the theme of decay, showing how Paul and the men become corrupted forever by the war. It also uses the t...
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World War One One By One
1,058 wordsErich Maria Remarque wrote "All Quiet On The western Front." The book focuses on the hardships of soldiers fighting on the Western Front in France in World War One in order to show the furtiveness of war. The book is written in first person and it is written from a German's point of view because the author, Remarque, was a German. It is a story of comradeship, of young soldiers fresh from school enrolling in the German army. I thought the book was excellent as a portrayal of how hard it was to b...
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World War One Quiet On The Western Front
1,027 words... quite a lot throughout the book in order to emphasise the pointlessness of war and to make the author realise how hard it was for these common soldiers. A great aspect of this book is that the author conveys very realistically the hardships these young men have to go through. That at any moment you could lose one of your best friends or be killed yourself for stupid, and not so stupid reasons. When the soldiers are going back to the reserve trenches after fighting on the front they have to r...
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War Has Changed Experience In Combat Paul
1,085 wordsOne way that Paul changes is that his patriotism towards his country about war decreases. Paul is sitting with his men around a fire picking off lice and comparing them before throwing them in the fire. Muller starts to ask others what they would do if and when the war is over. After dwelling on the topic for a while they realized the younger men do not know how to do anything but fight. They joined the war at such a young age that they did not get a chance to explore anything else. "'The war ha...
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Erich Maria Remarque Love Affair
1,068 wordsApril f 1948 can be considered a great month in cinematography. Arch f Triumph by Lewis Milestne came ut. It is based n the famous new by Erich Maria Remarque and is a delightful wartime love story. While The End f the Affair is set in London under bombardment f the V- 1 s, Arch f Triumph is a new set in Paris. Paris was nt bombarded, and in the new there is n sign f pressing f any kind. War was just a many nuisance fr the French. Life went n as if nothing had happened. The tw nvel's share the r...
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Archduke Francis Ferdinand First World War
2,849 wordsCauses of World War I The First World War had many causes; the historians probably have not yet discovered and discussed all of them so there might be more causes than what we know now. The spark of the Great War was the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, and his wife by a Serbian nationalist on the morning of June 28, 1914, while traveling in a motorcade through Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Archduke was chosen as ...
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Ambulance Drivers Upper Class
1,806 wordsIn nearly every culture, certain distinctions exist which elevate particular members of society above others. These distinctions may be based upon age, wisdom, ancestry, gender or profession, but more often than not, class lines seem to be drawn on the basis of wealth. While the existence of these status groups may be harmless, when prejudice prevents the movement of individuals or social groups between and within classes, valuable human resources are being put to waste. This issue was of concer...
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Wild Beasts Living Objects Soldiers
768 words-By Zachary Anderson? ? In one part of our being, a thousand years. By the animal instinct that is awakened in is we are led and protected. It is not conscious; it is far quicker, much more sure, less fallible, than consciousness. One cannot explain it? (56). On the battlefield of any war, past or present one would think any soldier had felt that sense of survival at one point or another. This could be named impulse acted on by fear, nervousness, or as the quote defined it, instinct in violence....
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Dulce Et Decorum Est First World War
803 wordsThe first World War was a horrible experience for all sides involved. No one was immune to the effects of this global conflict and each country was affected in various ways. However, one area of relative comparison can be noted in the experiences of the French and German soldiers. In gaining a better underfeeding of the French experience, Wilfred Owens Dulce et Decorum Est was particularly useful. Regarding the German soldiers experience, various selections from Eric Maria Remarques All Quiet on...
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Institutionalization Or Depersonalization Institutionalization Or Depersonalization Of War Paul
502 wordsSome authors use themes to show the reader some perspective. Erich Maria Remarque s book All Quiet on the Western Front uses many themes but there are four main ones. Those four themes are the Lost Generation, futility of war, sound imagery, and the institutionalization or depersonalization of war. Some of these themes can be integrated together to make an alarming yet wonderful effect to draw the reader into the story of All Quiet on the Western Front. One of the most prominent themes book is a...
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Sherlock Holmes Les Deux
846 wordsMaurice Leblanc, un auteur fran ais tr s count, est n en 1864 en Rouen ou son p re tait un amateur tr s riche. Quand il avait segment quatre ans, son maison pater nelle sur la rue de Font elle a but et il tait sauv en milieu des flammes. Deux ans plus tard, clat par la guerre du 1870, son p re a embargo sur un de ses bateaux et l envoy en +code dans un abri plus s charitable. Il a re u un tr s bon ducation et a april en France, Italie et Allmenge ou il tait remarks comme une l ve excellent. Dura...
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449 wordsThe Necessitities of War War is a conflict between two groups within the same country. No one looks forward to war but it is necessary in order to protect our country from other nations trying to take our land. According to Mr. Remarque a president does not become famous unless a war is fought during their term in office (Remarque 439). Most leaders of nations rise to power because of their bravery during a war (Remarque 439). The purpose of the military is to train men and women to protect our ...
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Dulce Et Decorum Est First World War
828 wordsComparison Of German And French Soldiers Experiences Comparison Of German And French Soldiers Experiences Comparison of German and French Soldiers experiences Essay submitted by Unknown The First World War was a horrible experience for all sides involved. No one was immune to the effects of this global conflict and each country was affected in various ways. However, one area of relative comparison can be noted in the experiences of the French and German soldiers. In gaining a better understandin...
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