All Quiet on the Western Fron2 - All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front is by Erich Maria Remarque This book was an extraordinary

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A ll Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front is by Erich Maria Remarque. This book was an extraordinary war story. Remarque uses excellent words and phrases to describe crucial details of the book. Remarque had first hand experience because he was a German in World War I. So he expresses his opinions through Paul the main character of the book. One of the strongest themes in this book is that war makes man inhuman. From the author's point of view soldiers was often compared to various nonliving objects that were inhuman. The soldiers are compared to coins of different provinces that are melted down and now they bear the same stamp(236). Remarque thinks that the soldiers mind state has been changed from when they were school boys the stamp being the mark of a soldier changing them forever. Also soldiers are compared with "automatons" or more commonly referred to as robots(105). Remarque uses this analogy to give the impression

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