War Lastly Remarque Analysis

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“War….War never changes. Men do. Through the roads they walk.” (Unknown). War comes and go, but the men that come out of it are changed. Stuck living the rest of their life in the mind of a solider. Stuck reliving the war causing their many disorders. Before they left for war they were boys. Boys just beginning to live life. Boys believing the world is not as cruddy as people make it out to be. Then they find out that it is exactly what people make it out to be. Maybe even worse. War plays with a soldier 's mind in terrible ways. In order to convey the theme of the effects of war on a solider, Remarque uses realizations of Paul, horrors of war and carnage imagery.

Remarque uses the realizations of the Paul to convey the theme of effects
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Lastly Remarque uses carnege imagery to convey the effects of war o a soldier. Remarques writes, “Beside me a lance-corporal has his head torn off . He runs a few steps more more while the blood spouts from his neck like a fountain” (Remarque, ). Remarque descriptively tells the reader exactly how it looks in order to paint a picture in their minds. He does an excellent job of it which is kind of freaky in a way. He uses a simile in this quoute to compare what the blod looked like as it was leaving the body. He compared it to a fountain. This method is effective because it creates a destinctive image in the readers mind. Remarque also writes, “Two are smashed so that Tjaden remarks you could scrape them off the wall of the trench with a spoon and bury them in a mess-tin. Another has the lower part of his legs torn off.” (Remarque 128). Remarque uses this to paint a gory picture of what a soldier would typically see during the war. It is honestly disgusting and crazy. Just by the way he says you could scrape it off with a spoon, as if it is food. Makes a person kind of lose their appetite. this is an effective stagety because it puts the reader through the eyses of the solider. Lastly Remarque writes, “The gas patients who in day- long suffocation cough up their burnt lungs in clots.” (Remarque 68). Paul is explaining the effects of inhaling the gases and what happens when you do. What is sad is that this actually happens. How Remarque makes it such a reality just by…show more content…
Remarques uses realizations of Paul, horrors of war and carnage imagery effectively to convey the effects of war on soldiers. In the book AQWF the men are going through WWII and see despicable and gory images. War comes and go, but the men that come out of it are changed. Stuck living the rest of their life in the mind of a solider. Stuck reliving the war. Before they left for war they were boys. Boys just beginning to live life. Boys believing the world is not as cruddy as people make it out to be. Then they find out that it is exactly what people make it out to be. Maybe even worse. War plays with a soldier 's mind in terrible ways. War is not the best method for solving problems. It should honestly be the last method the government goes to. It is not the best way to prove that one is right or wrong. You play with a man’s life and if he comes out alive he is scarred forever. It just is not
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