The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque takes you inside the gruesome realities of World War I through the eyes of Paul Baumer, a sensitive teenager and typical infantryman in the German army. This study guide will help you begin to consider how Remarque's views on war might relate to modern-day conflicts. You'll also gain insight into the life and cultural background of the author. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of major players A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Critical essays A review section that tests your knowledge A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure a you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.The next day, Paul tells Kat and Albert about the dead printer; they assure him that he could have done nothing else. ... Much of Chapter Nine concerns Paula#39;s readjustment to the front and also continues to develop Remarquea#39;s philosophy ... But those who must do the dirty work are the little people who have wives and families at home. ... The emotional cost weighs heavily on Paul as he listens to the rasping breath of GAcrard Duval, a man no more belligerent nor bloodthirsty than he.
|Title||:||CliffsNotes on Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front|
|Author||:||Susan Van Kirk|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2011-05-18|