Forgot your password?  

All Quiet on the Western Front - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 71 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of All Quiet on the Western Front.
This section contains 304 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our All Quiet on the Western Front Study Guide

Chapter 11 Summary

The story ceases to be told in days and single battles. Instead, Baumer shares instances to be applied to the soldier's lives as a whole. He compares them to the wild Bushmen. He shares that the men differ in philosophy. Tjaden eats heartily before a battle, because it may be his last meal. Katcsinsky disagrees, stating that such actions could prove detrimental in the case of an abdominal wound.

Then there is Detering, who goes mad. After seeing a blooming cherry tree, he packs his things and makes for home on foot. The military police quickly catch him, and he in court marshaled. The soldiers never learn of his fate. Bertnick and Muller are both killed in separate instances.

After two years of fighting together, Baumer and Katcinsky are caught in an air strike. Baumer fights to carry Katcinsky to the medical tent. For a long while...

(read more from the Chapter 11 Summary)

This section contains 304 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our All Quiet on the Western Front Study Guide
Copyrights
All Quiet on the Western Front from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook