All Quiet On The Western Front Critical Analysis

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What terrific influence a war caused is not the devastation of splendid constructions and the recessions of participated countries but the devastation of a whole generation of people. There are people who devoted their whole youth to the war; the guns in their hands, the bullets they had shoots, and the people they killed would be eternally existing in their memories. The horrible memories would never fade away as the war ends. The suffering may keep following them, until everything ends. All Quiet on the Western Front Who is the author? In 1898, Erich Maria Remarque was born in Osnabruck, Germany. He joined into the German army to fight in the World War One, and he was wounded five times. After the war, he wrote “All Quiet on the Western Front”, and it was published 10…show more content…
It describes the cruelty of war and influences of war to people to let people think about war. What is war? What did war bring us? There are many people in the war might be similar to the main character, Paul in the novel. They are students before the war, but nothing they had learned in the school can save them from the war. They used to learn about Shakespeare or maybe Aristotle, but when they are in the real battlefield, they have to learn how to survive, evading from the shells and firing with pistols. These youths may lose their life in every second of being at the front line, and as Paul said, they are no longer youth after joining in the war. We can talk about wars easily which seems that we know all the details of it, but we may never understand it. The risks of life, the bad living conditions, and killing people are all the things we may never need to face to. We may consider people who died in the war and fight for our own countries heroes. They are, but what is good for being a dead hero? The only thing can make us understand the war is the real war, but hopefully, war will not happen again. ★ ★ ★ ★ ╱ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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