A Brief Review Of Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet On The Western Front

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In a more combat situation 15% who served are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Most of us cannot imagine the horrors of war however, those who served in a war helps us realize or understand through their stories; the gruesome reality of war and its effects on those who served. In Erich Maria Remarque's landmark novel All Quiet on the Western Front illustrates how war is hell on the soldiers who served in WW1. In the novel, "All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque, the author reveals the hopeful yet discouraging war experience between the main character of the story, Paul and his relationship to the first industrialized world war between Germany and others through a variety of literary elements including theme to emphasize the impact of war on young men, as well as employing characterization that appears to readers senses to illustrate how war changes the boys to men of the lost generation through irony. Erich Maria Remarque conceptualizes theme to teach readers how war is vile and putrid. Remarque writes about the future of the lost generation as being physically and physiologically maimed. Remarque sets up the reader to realize the tragedies of war with "even if they manage…show more content…
Remarque emphasizes grotesque imagery in how war was gruesome and life changing for the characters in the novel. Through rich character details, All Quiet on the Western Front captures characters perceived feelings and impact of the war. Remarque established an ironic situation for his characters in order for his readers to fully grasp the uselessness of the war. The unfathomable 15% of soldiers whom has acquired post-traumatic stress disorder has shown throughout this novel that a true soldier fights for everything they've left
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