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Lost Generation Gulf War
954 wordsDuring World War I, many of the men who fought were only about nineteen years young. These men experienced horrors beyond belief in a matter of years, which is ten times worse than a normal man experiences his whole life. This generation of men, from 1914 - 1918, who fought in a great war and lived in constant fear of their last breathe, while we enjoy parties, the freedom of being a teenager, and able just to kick back and enjoy life at its prime. This is the lost generation. As tensions grew i...
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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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Shell Hole Words Words
1,478 words... in the world of it shall bring back again the lost eagerness of my youth. I sit (Remarque, All Quiet VII. 151) But Baumer continues to wait and the sign does not come; quiet rapture does not occur. The room itself, and the pre-enlistment world it represents, become alien to him. "A sudden feeling foreignness suddenly rises in me. I cannot find my way back" (Remarque, All Quiet VII. 152). Baumer understands that he irredeemably lost to the primitive, military, non-academic the war. Ultimately...
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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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Doesnt Matter Found Guilty
762 wordstouch at the site of the shot. This is a normal reaction to the medicine. Pain in the wound gets worse and won't stop. You have signs of infection (redness, swelling, pus, a bad smell, or red streaks leading from the wound). You have numbness or swelling below the wound, or you cannot move the joint below the wound. deadly poison. Slade was known to evaporate alcohol from everyones barrels, so when he had the chance to steal some of Mr. Baumer's, he did, dying a foolish death. There is no way Mr...
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Quiet On The Western Front Traditional Society
1,654 wordsFor it is no easy undertaking, I say, to describe the bottom of the Universe; nor is it for tongues that only babble child's play. (The Inferno, XXXII, 7 - 9. ) Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel set in World War I, centers around the changes wrought by the war on one young German soldier. During his time in the war, Remarque's protagonist, Paul Baumer, changes from a rather innocent Romantic to a hardened and somewhat caustic veteran. More importantly, during the cou...
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All Quiet On The Western Front
1,069 wordsRemarques All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel set in World War I, centers around the changes brought by the war onto one young German soldier. During his time in the war, Remarques protagonist, Paul Baumer, changes from a rather innocent romantic young man to a hardened and somewhat caustic veteran. The story also focuses on the lives of Baumer's comrades. They all begin by patriotically marching off to join the army. However, their visions of the glories of war are soon swept away with horr...
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Okonkwo And Paul White Men Country
830 wordsPeople engage in wars for different reasons. Some for nationalism, many for what is right, and still others do not even know why they fight. In the books, Things Fall Apart by China Achebe, and All Quiet On the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, two different people fight for different causes yet have a common bond. Both Okonkwo and Paul Baumer find their identity through defending the dignity and honor of those around them. Paul is caught in WWI fighting to prove his loyalty to his country....
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Quiet On The Western Front Shell Hole
1,334 wordsAll Quiet on the Western Front is about the German warrant during World War I. The story of the battle is narrated by Paul Baumer, a young soldier in the German army. He and his school friends have been urged to enlist in the fighting by Kantorek. The story is set on the front lines where Baumer and his friends are fighting for survival. When the book opens, one of their mates, Josef Be, has already been killed. Another of the group, Kemmerich, has had his leg amputated. He never fully recovers ...
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Cause Of The War German Soldiers
872 wordsPaul Baumer and his classmates had volunteered to enlist in the war or at least that what the story told. But that is not true, they were forced in to volunteer. Their school master Kantorek had filled their heads up with views of nationalism which glorified the war. Some students were even pressured by their parents to enlist. If they did not enlist it would be like turning their back on their country. The teachers and school masters thought going to war was the best thing a man could do for hi...
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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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