Forgot your password?  

All Quiet on the Western Front Character Descriptions

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 120 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Purchase our All Quiet on the Western Front Lesson Plans

Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Paul Baumer - The sensitive twenty-year-old narrator reaches manhood through three years of service as a soldier in the second company of the German army during World War I. His loss of innocence during the story is the focus of the author's anti-war sentiment.

Lt. Bertinek - He is the company commander and is regarded as a magnificent front-line officer. His heroism is shown through his knocking out an advancing flame thrower.

Detering - He is a peasant from Oldenburg, who worries about his wife alone in their farm. He grows...

(read more Character Descriptions)

This section contains 679 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our All Quiet on the Western Front Lesson Plans
All Quiet on the Western Front from BookRags. ©2009 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook