Rainer Maria Rilke

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  • All Quiet On The Western Front Remarque Analysis

    All Quiet on the Western Front as an Antiwar Novel Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel that dispels beliefs about the glory of the soldier. Remarque vividly describes the dehumanization of trench warfare and war in general. He exposes the incredible toll that combat takes on soldiers—all for the purpose of fighting other people’s battles, against other soldiers who have nothing personally against each other. The novel went past the obvious physical damage that…

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  • The Pearl By John Steinbeck Analysis

    The Pearl: Greeds The Pearl, by John Steinbeck, is a novel that depicts the fact that greed can take over a life and the peace of a town. When a penniless pearl diver, Kino, finds what he calls the Pearl of the World, it changes his life. Throughout this novel, Steinbeck uses literary devices to express the way greed can change a small town and a family. The author uses tools such as symbolism, characterization, and foreshadowing to add life to the story. These literary devices all express…

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  • Themes Of The Wars Timothy Findley

    The Wars by Timothy Findley is a novel telling the story of nineteen-year-old Canadian officer in World War I, Robert Ross. Ross enlists in the army after his sister dies under his watch, or really lack thereof, after telling some backstory of how Ross got to this decision he heads to basic training. After training he heads off to France and fights a gruesome battle filled with trench warfare, gas, snipers and muddy (shit fields triggered) like scenes that paint a picture of an awful war. The…

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  • All Quiet On The Western Front Patriotism Analysis

    What is Patriotism? Patriotism is the love of one's country over all things. None of the young soldiers in All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Remarque, are painted as patriots. Instead they are instruments of elected or appointed politicians who use their own stilted sense of patriotism to encourage young men to then give their lives to defend the country. In this setting, acts of patriotic heroism are thus made pathetic because they are made for no positive outcome. Remarque’s use of…

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  • The Impact Of War In Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet On The Western Front

    shows what the young men go through while in the war. You learn just how close Paul is to his friends. The book also shows what Paul goes through as each one of his friends are taken down by the war. This definitely effects Paul psychologically. Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front uses a lot of literary devices to illustrate what soldiers go through while at war. He does a good job showing the psychological impact on Paul during the war…

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  • Billy By Tim Obrien Analysis

    In Tim Obrien’s story, "Where have you gone, Charming Billy?", the fear and the frightened caused by the war are physically appeared on the face of Private First Class Berlin. Through the war, his first day in Vietnam Paul had fearful moments, but the most thing that affected him was the death of the soldier Billy Boy Watkins who lost his leg and ultimately dying from a heart attack. This event affects Paul throughout all the story. Throughout the text the story shows the realities of war…

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  • Survival Explanatory Essay: Otto Frank

    Survival Explanatory Essay-Otto Frank Do you know Otto Frank? Do you know what he is famous for? Otto Frank is the father of Anne Frank. Anne wrote her experience in her diary of World War 2. This was also known as the Holocaust. Otto Frank is a good example of survival because he hid for two years in the annex, survived World War 1, and walked out alive in Auschwitz. Otto Frank experienced survival in World War 1. It says in the Anne frank website he went into the German Army. His mom,…

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  • Paul Baumer In John Steinbeck's All Quiet On The Western Front

    Paul Baumer is the main character and narrator of All Quiet on the Western Front. He joins the war, partly because of his teacher Kantorek, who stressed the importance of joining the war, and partly because of the propaganda of the war, telling him to join. He becomes friends with the members of his squad. At the end of the book, all of Paul’s friends die and Paul is last surviving members of his squad. After realizing the effects the war has on his humanity and his future, Paul soon dies.…

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  • Describe Coquina Beach

    beaches, then you need to check out Anna Maria Island. This beautiful island that is nothing short of a slice of paradise is the home of six beautiful beaches. Take a look at everything these lovely beaches have to offer. Location Anna Maria Island, also known as Anna Maria Key, is a barrier island that is located on the western coast of Central Florida in Manatee County. The Gulf of Mexico is to the west of the island, Longboat Pass is to the south, Anna Maria Sound is to the east and to the…

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  • All Quiet On The Western Front Themes

    All Quiet on the Western Front written by Erich Maria Remarque and translated by A. W. Wheen, is coined as “The Greatest War Novel of All Time”. It sold almost 1,500,000 copies in the first year it was published, was translated into 12 different languages, and was very famous for it’s anti-war influence. This novel has 4 key themes that are prevalent throughout the book. Firstly is the comparison of the recruits to Remarque himself, then the dehumanization of soldiers, the usage and purpose…

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