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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of expression was on Paul's face when he died?
2. What was Leer good at in school, though it could not save him?
3. Distinctions between the men, such as level of education, can be an advantage, but what else do they bring?
4. What disease do the prisoners have?
5. How many chapters does All Quiet on the Western Front have?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Paul think about after the man dies? What does this say about his character?
2. What type of situation does Baumer's family face over his mother's illness?
3. How does this book make you feel about war?
4. What comes over Paul as he lies in the shell-hole? What reassures him?
5. How does Baumer feel about being back at the training camp on the moors? What does Remarque use nature to symbolize?
6. How does Baumer skin his elbows?
7. What does Baumer say about being happy during the war? What about the memory of the previous days?
8. What does Kropp decide to do if his leg is amputated? Why do the doctors amputate so quickly?
9. Baumer states that when men are living so close to death, life is only expressed in a certain way. How does he say life is expressed? How has Paul changed?
10. What happens when an enemy soldier falls into Baumer's shell-hole?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
War has its own general horrors, but also has other specific effects. Research and write an essay about an aftereffect of war, such as Gulf War Syndrome, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or a refugee crisis. Make sure to explain:
1 - The specific cause.
2 - The nature of the disease or crisis.
3 - Any treatments or solutions available.
4 - How you think the problem could have been prevented, or can be prevented in the future.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay explaining the development of conventions on chemical warfare throughout history, especially those that came as a direct result of the First World War.
Essay Topic 3
Select and research a soldier who has told a story of remorse over killing enemy combatants or civilians. Present this story in the form of an essay along with your thoughts on the soldier's experience.
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