You're body can take the rigors of physical training and you're body will recover from injury, but what you take from an experience such as WWI stays strong in your mind. Erich Remarque's book titled All Quiet on the Western Front uncovers the harsh reality of war. Of course the tragedy that comes with war cannot be understood unless you have experienced it first hand but in his book, Remarque tries to portray the life of a German Soldier. There are a few different possible messages that the author, Erich Remarque, is trying to convey. I think the most obvious message is that the life of German soldiers was more horrifying than you might think.
The above said is widely confirmed in his next published novel, Three soldiers. With this novel, Dos Passos expressed his true feelings about war. Is one of the key American war stories, and we can see its influence in various works done recently. Two well-known examples of this are the movies Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola, 1979) and Full Metal Jacket (Stanley Kubrick, 1987) since both movies talk about the de-humanizing factors of war, and how we get to do a great amount of things that heard and seen from another point of view seem ridiculous. Three soldiers is not about the war, is about the impact of the war and times on the ordinary soldier, just like the movies mentioned above.
Christine Rodriguez English 3H Ms. Moretti 31 Oct. 2011 Don’t Let the Bullets Define You “On the threshold of life, they faced an abyss of death.” Voted the greatest war novel of all time All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, the main character Paul Bäumer shows subtle changes in his character. Barely an adult Paul heads off to fight in the war, trying to maintain his mental stability and not let the chaos of the war affect him. Paul Bäumer starts as a stage three then stays in stage four, the Conventional Level in Dr. Lawrence Kolberg’s Theory of Moral Development. Towards the end of the book he grabs onto the heel of stage 5 in Level 3, post conventional. Dr. Lawrence Kolberg believes that “as one’s intelligence and ability to interact with others matures, so does
War is Dehumanizing Erich Marie Remarque effectively also shows how can truly change a person and their outlook during and after their war experiences. He uses and shows symbolism, descriptive language and a general understanding of war and the effect of it on people in All Quiet on the Western Front to express the theme that war is dehumanizing Throughout the novel Remarque shows that he has a general understanding of war and he knows what it’s like to actually be there and go through the hard times and struggles of an actual war. He shows this by descriptively explaining what it’s like to be in combat and how Paul has to deal with standing there and simply watching his friends die in front of his eyes. Another way that Remarque shows this is by explaining what the guys do when they are at the base and not in battle. He tells how they sit around in the mess hall and wait for their rations and on a good day such as in the beginning of the novel got double rations because half the troops died on the front that day(from the novel All Quiet on the Western Front).
Anthem For Doomed Youth is a sonnet written by Wilfred Owen about the realities of war. Wilfred Owen was a soldier during WW1 and therefore understands fully the true experiences of war. He was against war and was appalled by the effects of war on people and their families. The purpose of the poem is to inform the public of the true realities of war and how young men where dying needlessly. This was because during war times the media would tell the public that the war going great and that the men where doing just fine, but this obviously just wasn’t true.
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A literary commentary of “The Soldier” by Rupert Brooke ‘The Soldier’ by Rupert Brooke is an English nationalist and patriotic poem. It glorifies the heroism of the English soldiers who fought during World War 1. Figurative language and symbols help establish the reader’s understanding of the two main ‘themes’ of the poem: patriotism and transformation. The title of the poem - “The Soldier” raises many questions – the reader is unsure of what the poem is going to be about, although, we expect it to refer to violence and war directly. The use of the definite article “The” makes the title more specific to one soldier, as opposed to “A Soldier”.
Trina Duong Ms. Reeves APEL 3 June 15, 2016 Critique A Farewell to Arm by Ernest Hemingway is a romantic novel about an American ambulance lieutenant, Frederic Henry, and his love interest, an English nurse, Catherine Barkley. This takes place during World War I, in which the war has a significant impact towards the relationship of Henry and Barkley. My first impression of the novel is that it was nothing how I expected it to be. Given its context and title, I expected the novel to be mainly about World War I and how it impacted Henry’s life. Hemingway’s introduction to the novel was very unique.
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