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  • Character Analysis: All Quiet On The Western Front

    World War I was the war to end all wars. Many young men went of to war filled with romantic notions of war and patriotism for their country. In the novel, All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque, we meet Paul Baumer, the narrator of the story. Paul and his friends were convinced by parents and teachers, that they had a duty their country. Their duty was to enlist in the Army and fight in the war. They came to realize, these people they trusted had betrayed them. War has come at…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Western Horse Show

    “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” - John Wayne I had been riding and practicing almost every day during the summer, getting ready to perform at Scioto County’s 4-H Western Horse Show on Wednesday during fair week. My 4-H group members were supportive and enjoyed me being their secretary. My mom and sisters were major characters in my story. My passion for riding grew deeply in the show ring that day. The first show I performed in was the Fun Show on Sunday which starts…

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  • Theme Of Innocence In All Quiet On The Western Front

    through the War The lost generation is one that was hopeful for their life ahead of them; only to be crushed by the harrowing experiences of World War I. The war caused many soldiers to lose their innocence, much like those we see in All Quiet on the Western Front. Nationalism plays a key role in premature responsibility and pressure on these men. Propaganda influences soldiers and their feelings towards the war, which they will later realize to be false. The final contribution to soldiers’ loss…

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  • Western Front Themes

    Erich Maria Remarque wrote All Quiet on the Western Front in 1929, after Remarque had served in the trenches for the Germans during World War I. The book quickly became a bestseller throughout the world, with many people claiming the main appeal was the realism. Due to the realism of war in All Quiet on the Western Front, many governments banned or edited it, so that their populace and military wouldn’t be demoralized if they ever went to war again. This was largely caused by the underlying…

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  • All Quiet On The Western Front Symbolism

    In “All Quiet on the Western Front,” Erich Maria Remarque tells a story about a young soldier, Paul Baumer and his journey in World War I and the traumatic events he and other soldiers faced. Paul and his friends willing joined the army because of the persuasion of a teacher they looked up to, and trusted. They went from boys, to men, in this war. Paul and his friends face many brutalities throughout the war; they struggled and they learned to survive. Many struggles were caused by a…

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  • Dehumanization In All Quiet On The Western Front

    In All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque’s anti-war novel, and Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi’s own graphic memoir, Paul Baumer and Marji live in unfavorable environments, permanently shaping their beliefs and identities. During World War I, Paul fights on the Western Front where the war dehumanizes him. Before Baumer serves in the cruel war, he is blinded by the glory he is told he will receive by entering Germany’s army. However, after months of witnessing inhumanely killed…

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  • Cultural Imperialism: Phenomena Of Dominance Of Western Culture By Media

    Cultural Imperialism Cultural Imperialism is a term which used to describe the phenomena of dominance of western culture by media. In this process third world countries are bound to adopt the culture of dominant nations. Thus local or national culture of a country starts vanishing of disappearing. Cultural imperialism is best defined by Herbert Schiller. He gave this theory in 1973 and states that “the concept of cultural imperialism today best describes the sum of the processes by which a…

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  • Western Roman Empire Research Paper

    The Fall of the Western Roman Empire Rome was a powerhouse Empire but the clock was ticking on their supremacy. The Western Roman Empire had countless problems yet only four ones stand out in a significant way. These included pitiful political issues, dreadful economic drawbacks, deathly viruses and diseases, and ruthless foreign invaders. Western Rome was hardly prepared for all of these difficulties and it soon would prove itself by causing the slow painful death for Western Rome. The…

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  • All Quiet On The Western War Analysis

    All Quiet on the Western Front and A Long Way Gone: A Psychological and Emotional Comparison Imagine yourself in the middle of a field, your comrades dying around you, people crying out for their mothers. This is the dreadful reality of war. The novels All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque and A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah follow the stories of Paul Baumer and Ishmael Beah, two young soldiers experiencing these things every day. The psychological and emotional journey of these…

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  • All Quiet On The Western Front Summary

    Paul Baumer, a man who enlists with the German army with his fellow classmates in the time of World War I, and is the narrator of this story. The name of this story is called All Quiet On The Western Front and the authors name is Erich Maria Remarque. The German recruits all think that they could acquire metals and honor quickly; on the other hand though they figure out that it is not the case at all. The team has a terrible experience all together being a part of the war. The first enduring…

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