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Essay | "All Quiet on the Western Front": Damaging One's Life

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of "All Quiet on the Western Front".
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"All Quiet on the Western Front": Damaging One's Life

Summary: Erich Remarque wrote "All Quiet on the Western Front" in first person (told by Paul) to represent the numerous soldiers who fought in war. He shows how damaging war is on a soldier's life causing them to feel "weary," "broken" and "burnt out" through the many literary devices he uses, such as irony, symbolism and structure.

Erich Remarque wrote All Quiet on the Western Front in first person (told by Paul), to represent the numerous soldiers who fought in war. He shows how damaging war is on a soldier's life causing them to feel "weary," "broken" and "burnt out" through the many literary devices he uses, such as irony, symbolism and structure. In the final four pages of the novel, Remarque gets a closer glimpse of the weight of damage war creates on a soldier and their life.

The final four pages open up by saying "it is autumn" and Paul states, " I am the last of the seven." This opening symbolizes time of death. As autumn is the time where old leaves (every leaf) will eventually "fall" to the ground becoming "broken" and die. This can be compared to a soldier's life of "brokenness" which war...

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