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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is known about Paul's death?
2. What has Baumer's mother been all her life?
3. What does Baumer's mother send to him before he leaves?
4. What will the generation that grows up after Paul's do with his generation?
5. In what month was Paul killed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay that chooses at least two examples of symbolism from the book. Be sure to explain what the elements symbolize, and why you think the author chose them.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay describing the conclusion of All Quiet on the Western Front. Be sure to touch upon:
1 - Your reaction.
2 - How Paul's death influences the overall theme of the novel (hope versus hopelessness).
3 - Whether or not you would have written the book this way, and why.
Essay Topic 3
Choose a character from the novel and write an essay explaining:
1 - How he displayed bravery or helped the others.
2 - The qualities that this individual displayed that others can learn from.
3 - This character's opinion of the war.
This section contains 913 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)