Fahrquhar In John Steinbeck's All Quiet On The Western Front

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Before we reach the climax, the author gives the reader real news that leads up to it. Fahrquhar wasn’t allowed to be in the army, and he believed, “no service was too humble for him to perform in aid of the South.” The soldier tells Fahrquhar that the driftwood was too “dry and would burn like tinder...”. He was told “any civilian caught interfering..will be...hanged.” The reader assumes that Fahrquhar will try and attempt to burn the bridge in help of the

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