Analysis Of Erich Maria Remarque´s All Quiet On The Western Front

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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque is a novel set during WW1 and follows a nineteen year old German soldier named Paul Bäumer. The book goes into great detail about the horrors of war and the effect this trauma has on the common soldier. This book is unique because it chooses to not romanticize the act of war but to portray it as it actually happened. it steered clear of the usual patriotic idealism of other novels of the time which changed the way people perceived war. Paul and his comrades go through quite a bit of tragedy during the war. They are in constant physical danger, as they could killed at a moment’s notice. This fear of a physical harm also serves as a malicious attack on the nerves, forcing these men to a

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