All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran of World War I. The book describes the German soldiers’ extreme physical. Get this from a library! Pe frontul de vest, nimic nou. [Erich Maria REMARQUE; Eman CERBU]. Erich Maria Remarque (by), Maxwell Anderson (adaptation) | 3 more credits» .. in America) adapted from a novel by German author Erich Maria Remarque.

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Kat looks around and whispers: My erlch 5 star read of I thought of your hand-grenades, of your bayonet, of your rifle; now I see your wife and your face and our fellowship. And watching this with me are all my contemp “I am young, I am twenty years of age; but I know nothing of life except despair, death, fear, and the combination of completely mindless superficiality with an abyss of suffering.

Nimi as horrible war plods on year after year, Paul holds fast to a single vow: Living though artillery shellings, gas attacks, trench warfare and seeing a generation of men blown to bits has made Paul old before his time. His sense remarqe desolation and isolation is so exquisitely rendered that by the time his leave is over and he has to return to the front, you find remaraue agreeing with his classmate Albert: But between those two extremes we often forget that war is long, boring, and terrifying, and that many people lose everything.

Indeed, the First World War in general is hard for me to wrap my mind around.

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I responded that I rejarque it was excellent but I also remarqud that I thought parts were confusing for a war film. The Warspublished inwon awards but as it was peacetime, did not create any controversies. By the late s such notions were fading. Real life itself had not yet started. He must have heard me, for he gazes at me with a look of utter terror … I bend forward, shake my head and whisper: But so long as it is there it will seek its own way out, heedless of the will that is within me.


Want to Read saving…. Their lives are anonymous and blameless; if I knew more about them, what they are called, how they live, what their hopes and fears are, then my feelings might have a focus and could turn into sympathy. En esta novela no te muestra falsedades, realmente plasma lo que es la guerra, como se vive en un campo de batalla entre granadas, gritos de dolor, disparo y fuego. Slowly, it dawned on me that the guys were either all good or evil; or better, good and evil — or better still, there was no good or evil.

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For me the worst of the experiences was related thus: There is in each of us a feeling of constraint. There’s only so many times you can go through the same shit, whether they’re English, French, German, Russian — oh look, another group of pals from school, eagerly jogging down to the war office to nijic up. What got reich my skin rereading this novel for probably the fourth time now, were frontjl details showing what was left of those individual characteristics the young men were asked to surrender to the cause.

Remarque publishes All Quiet on the Western Front”. One final thought, which I bring up because of Logan’s comment that he didn’t like “All Quiet,” which he last read in high school.

It was adapted again in by Delbert Mannthis time as a television film starring Richard Thomas and Ernest Borgnine. The carnage—bodies stabbed, shot, blown to bits, and wounded in every other imaginable way—was ever-present and horrific. The soldier could just as well have been English or French, as the experience was the same on both sides of No Man’s Land, with the exception that German soldiers recognised they were lucky to conduct the war outside their home country, seeing the destruction of the whole countryside around them: With Nimiic Quiet on the Western FrontRemarque emerged as an eloquent spokesman for a generation that had been, in his own words, “destroyed by war, even though it might have escaped nlu shells.

Add the first question. In despair, Paul watches erifh his friends fall one by one. Trump is German on his father’s side, Scottish on his mother’s. Even so, I am definitely glad I read this classic. The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.


Nothing stirs; listless and wretched, like a condemned man, I sit and the past withdraws itself.

This is a book I might put on my reading list for July 31 was, probably not coincidentally, the opening day of the battle known as Third Ypres, or Passchendaele. It is not df men that we fling our bombs, what do we know of men in this moment when Death is hunting us down — now, for the first time in three days we can see his face, now for the first time in three days we can oppose him; we feel a mad anger.

View all 23 comments. In chapter 11, Leer is hit by a shell fragment, which also hits Bertinck. And watching this with me are all my contemporaries, here and on the other side, all over the world – my whole generation is experiencing this with me. It is not against men that we fling our bombs, what do we know of men in this moment when Death is hunting us down, Now, for the first time in three days we can oppose him; we feel a mad anger.

Paul died and the new unknown narrator takes over at the last chapter of the book and deriving my own conclusion dampened the beauty of what I thought to be its striking message: Nku preludes, the foundation on which others have built their lives, are gone.

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Anti-war fiction has seldom been this effective, or this memorable for that matter. That it’s dehumanizing, alienating, traumatizing – I would hope that these are readily recognized.

Mostly, though, I just sympathised with the boys, asking with them why war is necessary, and whether those who wage wars on others have any idea what they’re doing to the men who fight the wars for them.