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Paper #14-6 PagesDue 11 February in classAll Quiet on the Western FrontandPaths of GloryThe book and film both dealt with the Great War from different perspectives.All Quiet on theWestern Fronttook the view of the war from a young German soldier while Paths of Gloryconcentrated on the viewpoint of a frontline French officer.While they differ in emphasis, thebook and the film offered interesting parallels.Questions to consider:How do the book and the film portray:Soldiers?Frontline officers? (Or in the case of the book, non-commissioned officers)Life in the trenches?No mans land?Offensives?Generals? (Or in the case of the book, politicians)The reason for fighting (by individuals, not nations)?How did the book and film define bravery and cowardice?What was the real purpose of the trialin the film?How did the book portray the enemy (i.e. French and Russians)?How did the book portray the disconnect between the front and home?

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Fall
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Lilly
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World History, European History, War and Revolution 1914 1938, World War II 1939 1945, Modern Europe After 1945, World Wars and The Great Depression 1910 1945, World War I, World War II, Essay, Exam Material, Slavery Abolition Act 1833, Slavery Abolition Act, film define bravery, young German soldier

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