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Erich Maria Remarque
All Quiet on the Western Front is narrated in the first person by Paul Bäumer until the final two paragraphs, when a third-person objective narrator takes over after Bäumer's death.
All Quiet on the Western Front is narrated in the present tense.
The Western Front of the title refers to the combat lines between Germany and Britain and France during World War I. The words All Quiet create verbal irony because the front is never quiet except in moments of death.
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