Himmelstoss In Erich Maria Remarque's All On The Western Front

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A 15th-century Italian author’s works got used to describe a 20th-century German officer, the idea would be doubtful. In the passage "Prince", Machiavelli explain the term "Is it better to be feared or to be loved?". In "All quiet of the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque, he communicates and elaborates as the true reality of war, bringing us stories of 4 boys along with his officer Himmelstoss who go and fight the deadly First World War on the German side. Machiavelli would determine that Himmelstoss is cruel because he train his soldiers through punishments.
Machiavelli would describe Himmelstoss as cruel because of the punishment Himmelstoss give out to his soldiers. When Himmelstoss discovered that one of his men has a wetting issue, he tried to solve the issue by "Tjaden wets his bed, he does it at night in his sleep. Himmelstoss maintained that it was sheer
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In general, Machiavelli's description of Himmelstoss would be cruel. Himmelstoss in every aspect is admired by Machiavelli as Himmelstoss shows no fear and instead replace it with an unmistakable confidence. Himmelstoss idea of punishment relates to Machiavelli as both asset punishment as the effective way to teach someone. In the end, Machiavelli and Himmelstoss believe that love would not be effective, but only fear, which control those too weak or too scared to refuse your order, but also implant a certain reputation for yourself, and that fear must be the way to a good making of a leader. Today, fear would not be an efficient method like it was the last couple of centuries. We the people look up to our leaders today, whether it is your coach, your teacher, the president, anyone, we do not want to be ruled by a cruel leader who only inspired fear all over but rather a clement leader, who from time to time shall act cruel but nevertheless the leader that we all want and have respect

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