Paul Bäumer

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Paul Bäumer (BOY-muhr)  The sensitive twenty-year-old narrator of the novel, who has written  poems and a play entitled "Saul." Paul reaches manhood during three years' service as a soldier in  the Second Company of the German army during World War I. His loss of innocence during the  cataclysm is the focus of the author's antiwar sentiment. Tjaden (JAH-duhn)  A thin, nineteen-year-old soldier with an immense appetite. A former locksmith,  Tjaden is unable to control his urine during sleep and draws ridicule from Himmelstoss. Tjaden's  drive for revenge reveals the negative side of an otherwise peaceable personality. Müller (MEW-luhr)  A scholarly young man who continues studying his physics books and thinking of  exams. Pragmatic to a fault, he inherits Kemmerich's soft airman's boots, then wills them to Paul as  Müller lies dying with an agonizing stomach wound. Stanislaus "Kat" Katczinsky (STAN-ihs-laws kuh-ZIHN-skee) 
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