Summary Of All Quiet On The Western Front

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All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel written by Erich Maria Remarque (1898-1970), a German veteran from World War 1. The novel was first published in 1929 in book form and has 12 chapters. This book describes German Soldiers and their mental states and how young men adapted to the war. All Quiet on the Western Front has many rhetorical devices in it, many themes, and lots of symbolism.

All Quiet on the Western Front, tells the story of Paul Baumer, a German soldier who joined the army shortly after World War 1 began. Paul arrives at the front with some of his friends and classmates, there he meets Stanislaus Katczinsky (Kat), and older soldier. Kat becomes Paul’s mentor, and one of his close friends. Throughout the war, Paul and his comrades go through tough times, they had very little food and had to endure many horrible things, such as watching each other suffer and slowly die. But, when paul dies it was all quiet on the western front. All in all, this novel shows what war actually is, and how boys were turned into robots.

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All Quiet on the Western Front showed me how good I have it, and that I should be forever grateful for what I have and not to take anything for granted, because things could be a lot worse. I thought the book was very interesting once I got into it and I started to understand more. Remarque had a war background which really showed in his writing, his choice of wording really made the book that much better. I really enjoyed this book and I hope others get a chance to read it.
To conclude, Erich Maria Remarque really made this book one to remember. It has many rhetorical devices, such as personification and imagery. It has lots of themes and symbolism, and it's a book to show you how never to take anything for granted, others have it worse. It also shows how lucky we should feel to be able to live in a free