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Changes in Paul in All Quiet on the Western Front

Summary: Explores themes from "All Quiet on the Western Front," by Erich Maria Remarque. Describes how the main character, Paul, evolves through the course of the novel due the impact of fighting in a war.
Plato once said, "only the dead see the end of the war." This quote expresses the outcome of World War I. There were many dead and wounded soldiers and a lot of families lost their loved ones. In the novel, All Quiet on the Western Front, a character named Paul Baumer was influenced greatly by the wars gruesome effects. Ironically, like many other World War I soldiers, Paul died right before the war ended. He was the last one to die out of his close group of friends. During the course of the war, Paul witnessed and experienced many disturbing scenes and incidences. These had a huge impact on his thought and intellect. Paul changes mentally, in the sense that he puts himself before others; emotionally, because war begins to make him scare death; and philosophically, because of his outlook...

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