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  All Quiet on the Western Front - Literature Guide - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Thus, the theme of All Quiet on the Western Front is the individual's struggle against forces beyond his control: technology, institutions, politics, social conventions, disease, and death.
The Western front was a 475-mile-long battle line between the Germans and the Allied forces.
Overall, the Western front was not a continuous trench, but rather a string of unconnected trenches and fortifications.
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 All Quiet on the Western Front - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran of World War I, about the horrors of that war and also the deep detachment from German civilian life felt by many men returning from the front.
Wheen, 1929) gives the title as "All Quiet on the Western Front," the literal translation is in fact "Nothing New in the West": this title adds to the terrible irony of the actual situation but was dropped in favour of "All Quiet".
Separately, the phrase "all quiet on the western front" later became popular slang for a lack of action (in reference to the Phony War in World War II's Western Front).
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 All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
In fact, a lot of the isolationism seen during the Thirties stemmed from the impressions that WWI was fought over little and concluded nothing; no concerns were fully resolved, so the entire brutal action appeared wasted.
All Quiet On the Western Front appears in its original theatrical aspect ratio of approximately 1.33:1 on this single-sided, single-layered DVD; due to those dimensions, the image has not been enhanced for 16X9 televisions.
Although All Quiet On the Western Front is clearly a flawed DVD, I still have to recommend it because of the quality of the movie itself.
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 All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
All Quiet on the Western Front was a revolutionary film, due to its director, Lewis Milestone’s unorthodox handling of the film.
All Quiet is a masterpiece of the war film genre, and a film to reflect back upon and compare to modern day’s standards.
The Western Front was in stalemate until the U.S. entered the war.
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 All Quiet on the Western Front
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Directed by Lewis Milestone.
All Quiet on the Western Front may be the definitive anti-war film, not for the Great War alone, but all wars.
Ayres is at somewhat of a disadvantage in All Quiet...
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 SparkNotes: All Quiet on the Western Front: Plot Overview
All Quiet on the Western Front is narrated by Paul Bäumer, a young man of nineteen who fights in the German army on the French front in World War I. Paul and several of his friends from school joined the army voluntarily after listening to the stirring patriotic speeches of their teacher, Kantorek.
But after experiencing ten weeks of brutal training at the hands of the petty, cruel Corporal Himmelstoss and the unimaginable brutality of life on the front, Paul and his friends have realized that the ideals of nationalism and patriotism for which they enlisted are simply empty clichés.
The kaiser, the German emperor, pays a visit to the front, and the men are disappointed to see that he is merely a short man with a weak voice.
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That is because Remarque himself served as a soldier in the German army during the conflict, and witnessed first hand the senseless killing on the stagnant Western front.
More than anything else, All Quiet on the Western Front is an honest and truthful depiction of not only what the war was like, but also the way it desensitized and even dehumanized those who fought it.
All Quiet on the Western Front is the story of Paul Baumer, a 19 year old soldier serving in the German Imperial Army during World War I. Told in the first person, the book unfolds almost like a diary as we see the events of the war through Baumer’s eyes.
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 Amazon.com: All Quiet on the Western Front: Books: Erich Maria Remarque   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT is not the story of military strategy, or a tale concerned with the mass movement of armies and people.
To the foot soldier, "the front is a cage in which [they] must wait fearfully whatever may happen." The story reaches beyond details to reveal the psychological impact that war has on men.
All Quiet on The Western Front is a story of World War II told from a very different perspective than we are used to, the perspective of a German soldier.
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 Discussions - All Quiet on the Western Front
After completing the novel, all quiet on the western front, i found a particular scene which i found of value to the novel, and how one would look at the characters and the story.
A rather key theme in All Quiet On The Western Front appears in the early stages of the novel.
The front can neither provide shelter for the soldiers, nor provide a means of departure to eternal piece, as it is an immortal soul that has no sympathy for mortal beings.
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On the Western Front, he was wounded five times.
The standard advice --- "Write what you know" --- worked for him; "All Quiet on the Western Front" was his first novel.
As well they might be --- the average life span of an officer on the front lines was 22 minutes.
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 English: All Quiet on the Western Front
Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel set in World War I, centers around the changes wrought by the war on one young German soldier.
Indeed, in All Quiet on the Western Front, the meaning of language itself is, to a great extent, destroyed.
This leave is disastrous for Baumer because he realizes that he can not communicate with the people on the home front because of his military experiences and their limited, or nonexistent, understanding of the war.
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 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: About All Quiet on the Western Front
Although All Quiet on the Western Front goes a long way in educating readers about the brutality--and, occasionally, banality--of daily war life, it helps to have an understanding of the political climate that precipitated World War I, known at the time as "The Great War."
WWI officially began in 1914 with the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, but the seeds of conflict were sown in 19th-century conflicts between European imperial powers.
All Quiet on the Western Front was published to great critical and commercial acclaim in 1929.
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 Amazon.ca: All Quiet on the Western Front: Books: Erich Maria Remarque   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
All Quiet on the Western Front is the story of Paul Baumer, a 19 year old soldier serving in the German Imperial Army during World War I. Told in the first person, the book unfolds almost like a diary as we see the events of the war through Baumer's eyes.
Erich Maria Remarque's ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT grabs you by the throat and stomach and doesn't let go, as you are drawn into the blood- and mud-soaked trenches of World War One.
The novel All Quiet on the Western Front depicts the battle of the Germans during World War I. It is narrated by Paul Baumer, a twenty year old German, and reveals the events that take place during he and his comrades lives as they fight the war.
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 All Quiet on the Western Front
Like the 1930 version of this film, All Quiet on the Western Front is about a young German boy, Paul, who eagerly signs up to fight for the "Fatherland" during WW1.
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Remarque would be an excellent choice.
Bridges to Reading: All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque is an excellent book for good readers in junior high or middle school.
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 all quiet on the western front | movie classic (1930)
The battle scenes were shot on an area of almost 100 acres on the Irvine Ranch, 69 miles south-east of Los Angeles.
Sent to the front, their illusions are shattered by the cynical stoicism of seasoned soldiers and by their own first experience under fire.
They share the terror and exhaustion of constant fighting as well as the bewilderment of watching their schoolfriends die on the battlefield.
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 Glencoe Literature: Literature Library - All Quiet on the Western Front
Glencoe Literature: Literature Library - All Quiet on the Western Front
All Quiet on the Western Front portrays the profound disillusionment that resulted from World War I. Told from the point of view of a young soldier, the novel uses short, simple sentences to describe the horrors, fears, and stark realities of the war.
Written a decade after the war, Remarque's novel is an unsentimental appeal to pacifism.
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 EUFS: All Quiet on the Western Front   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
All Quiet on the Western Front is the most famous anti-war film ever made.
On the Western front, death is almost obligatory.
A profoundly moving picture, All Quiet is required viewing for every single human being, especially those who still cling to the belief: "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori".
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 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: All Quiet on the Western Front Study Guide
Returning from the front in the morning, the men saw a cherry tree.
Paul delivers his final thoughts on the war, focusing on the theme of inter-generational conflict Remarque has threaded throughout the novel: his generation's alienation and aimlessness and its feelings of betrayal at the hands of the older generation.
All Quiet on the Western Front is at once a condemnation of nationalism and violence, an examination of alienation and aimlessness, and an ode to the intimate bonds between soldiers in times of horror.
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 Amazon.de: All Quiet on the Western Front: English Books: Erich M. Remarque   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Greatest Novel about the First World War and an International Bestseller All Quiet on the Western Front is probably the most famous anti-war novel ever written.
All Quiet on the Western Front is a very good book to read, it is not the best you can get, but it is good.
All Quiet on the Western Front is about some young men almost in their twenty's that belong to the second company of Germany.
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 All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) is the first major anti-war film of the sound era, faithfully based upon the timeless, best-selling 1929 novel by Erich Maria Remarque (who had experienced the war first-hand as a young German soldier).
That evening, the young boys are ordered to the front for "wiring duty" - their mission is to string barbed wire during the middle of the night.
In their first night at the front, a bombardment erupts while they are stringing up barbed wire.
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 Amazon.de: All Quiet On The Western Front [UK IMPORT]: DVD: Lew Ayres,Louis Wolheim,John Wray,Slim Summerville,William ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
What we can compare it to is the original movie "Westfront 1918" (1930) directed by George Wilhelm Pabst (1885-1967) and "All Quiet on the Western Front" (1979).
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) however is easier to understand then "West Front".
"Im Western Nichts Neues" By Remarque: "He fell in October 1918, on a day that was so quiet and still on the whole front, that the army report confined itself to the single sentence: All quiet on the western Front."
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 CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Columnists - Toth: All quiet on Western front (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Stamps brass were noticeably quiet on the opening day of CFL free agency, although two other clubs were quick to draw some high-profile cards from the deck.
The Simpson signing is the first move in an attempt to re-establish the Bombers as a Western power, especially with the club hosting the Grey Cup game in November.
As for the Stampeders, a quiet free-agent period is a positive sign its most important player moves happened a year ago.
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 Amazon.fr : All Quiet on the Western Front: Livres en anglais: Erich Maria Remarque,A. W. Wheen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Amazon.fr : All Quiet on the Western Front: Livres en anglais: Erich Maria Remarque,A. Wheen
When these young men are confronted with trench warfare, dying in hellish agony, Paul must face the reality in which he finds himself and prepare for the world to which he will return, irrevocably changed.
Reading with a calm, quiet sureness, which heightens the soul-destroying nightmare of Paul's ordeal, Muller's stunning performance demonstrates the reason for his huge following.
www.amazon.fr /Western-Front-Erich-Maria-Remarque/dp/0449213943   (762 words)

  
 All Quiet Western Front
In the novel ‘All quiet on the western front’ by Erich Maria Remarque we see clearly that war is a most terrible experience, with its great horror and ability to destroy a human, not only physically but also mentally.
However accompanying this horror is an extraordinary comradeship and friendship that is seen in both the sad and happy times bringing the soldiers together to cope with that horror of the war.
This comradeship seen in the novel is the only value that has been retained by the soldiers on the front, despite the loss of all others.
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