"All Quiet on the Western Front"

Essay by jblnickHigh School, 11th gradeA+, November 2003

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ok this papaer is about a theme in all quiet ont eh western front on how war changes a man and using examples of Paul(the main charecter) is changed by war from a young 18 yr old school boy full of life hopes n junk like that and in less than a year after fighting onthe front

i mixed a couple themes somewhere inthe middle of the paper .if your going to use this one i suggest that you read through it real quick and maybe take out a couple parts where u feel its sort of leading away fromteh main theme.this paper is complete with cited qoutes form the book and a pretty solid structure. There might be a couple typos the spell check didn't catch too.

A traumatic experience can really take a toll on a person mentally and physically. In many ways they are never the same.

The effect of war on a soldier is one experience that would make some not even want to live any more. A soldiers life during war time is a long and dangerous one, you grow up fast when you're in a war. Mainly because you are forced to; otherwise you are better off dead. An example of a traumatic change in a person during warfare in All Quiet on the Western Front is Paul Baumer. Paul was a compassionate and sensitive teenager just out of high school; before the war, but once he steps in his first trench burying himself in the dirt trying to stay alive using the earth as his shield, his life can never be the same.

"This book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face...