Remarque's All Quiet On The Western Front

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In Remarque’s book, All Quiet on The Western Front, Remarque shows the true effects on war through means of Paul’s character development. War emotionally destroys people, and the book pushes this fact. Towards the end of this book Paul is an emotionless shell of a human. Plenty of other character the book lose their sanity as well, but for this we focus on some of the main characters.
In the beginning, Paul is a compassionate young man. He loved his family, he was emotional, he was a normal young man. Like all of the other soldiers in the war, Paul begins to lose sanity very slowly. Paul becomes essentially a automaton of war, a robot who can’t feel. There is occasions throughout the book where Paul’s true self, and the true effect of war
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