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;2/7Answer:Characters used: 0 / 15000Part BWhy do you think the author said that the book is “least of all an adventure”?Part CHow does this excerpt relate to what you know about the “Lost Generation”?
8/18/2019Task: Analyzing All Quiet on the Western Front;3/7Answer:Characters used: 0 / 15000Question 2In the following excerpt, the author explores the relationship between the older generation—those with authority, such as teachers, parents, or government leaders—and the youngergeneration. Read the excerpt and then answer the questions.For us lads of eighteen they ought to have been mediators and guides to the world ofmaturity, the world of work, of duty, of culture, of progress—to the future. We oftenmade fun of them and played jokes on them, but in our hearts we trusted them. The ideaof authority, which they represented, was associated in our minds with a greater insightand a more humane wisdom. But the first death we saw shattered this belief. We had torecognise that our generation was more to be trusted than theirs. . . . The firstbombardment showed us our mistake, and under it the world as they had taught it to usbroke in pieces.While they continued to write and talk, we saw the wounded and dying. While they taughtthat duty to one's country is the greatest thing, we already knew that death-throes arestronger. But for all that we were no mutineers, no deserters, no cowards--they were veryfree with all these expressions. We loved our country as much as they; we went