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All Quiet On The Western Front: Movie Analysis

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War is a conflict between two nations, states, or different groups. During this conflict many people will fall victim to death; kids will be traumatized, mothers will see their children leave and never comeback. All of these tragic scenarios will occur because leaders of nations or groups have a feeling of aversion between each other. Soldiers train together and gain friendships with each other, later to witness their allies die in combat. In. "All Quiet..." When returning home soldiers may experience PTSD, even leaving war they'll be forever tortured by war. The first War World was very treacherous and gruesome. Trench warfare led to high casualties. Narrow minded commanders who failed to adapt to the trench warfare put their faith in tactics…show more content…
Which effected them for the rest of their lives. Paul's experience in war is similar to someone spending time in jail. You will have a feeling of dissatisfaction when you come home. Paul was young and knew nothing but despair, death and fear. Paul is sadden that the country that lost generation is now mentally and physically crippled, wasted and used up (Napierkowski). Soldiers even experience pain from killing their opposition. The movie , Quiet on the western front starts out showing raw brutality, suffering, and death but later on shows untroubled youth, love and the joy of life. Movie shows glimpse of Paul's excitement in the classroom, learning about war but switches back to the present him at the front. The movie shows us that even through war, people still can have feelings for one and another. For instance, a French soldier descend in a hole where Paul was and Paul stabbed the man but throughout the night Paul listen and felt the pain of the man groan (Jones). Soldiers also have feelings about casualties even though their jobs are to take people lives. "All Quiet On The Western Front", explain the violent and terrifying part of war. According to "Innocent Killing: Each Maria Remarque and the Weimar Anti-War Novels", related to the author's present and thus to the Weimar Republic, which contained so many of "those who were destroyed by the war even if they escaped its shells." The story view war in such a evil and ruthless way and the only sense good was the character's friendship throughout the story. " The description of the dugout as a grave is significant; later on, the men take cover in blown-up graves, where they literally join the exhumed dead". The story didn't hold back explaining the impact of
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