Detering: Not me and the kaiser. No, I don't want to shoot any Englishman. He reveled in the thought of how he would grind him. That's what we are here for. Bäumer: There's something I want to say to you, Paul. Dispersal of Edamer cheese and rum suggests that hard times lie ahead. If you jumped in here again, I wouldn't do it.
Detering: Everybody says it's somebody else. And our thoughts are clay. But the first death we saw shattered this belief. The law of averages seems to work against the men's chances of survival. This was one of innovations that the Allies copied.
I'll do all I can. A red-cross sister offers me something to drink. Ще бъдем там - но ще има ли живот в нас? On the contrary, dehumanization is the key to survival. And then, then I came outside and it felt so good to be alive, that I started in to walk fast. I want that quiet rapture again. The kind of soldier every one of you should envy! Scattered about everywhere there are separate, individual boxes for the same purpose. We have sought to make ourselves worthy and let acclaim come when it would.
All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front is a 1928 novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a soldier who was badly wounded fighting for Germany in World War I. Professor Kantorek: That's not what one dwells on, Paul! We've been cut off from real action, from getting on, from progress. Paul: I can't tell you anything you don't know. Only, it's been a long while since we enlisted out of this classroom. They can't do any more to you now. I am no longer a shuddering speck of existence, alone in the darkness;—I belong to them and they to me; we all share the same fear and the same life, we are nearer than lovers, in a simpler, a harder way; I could bury my face in them, in these voices, these words that have saved me and will stand by me. Every full-grown emperor needs one war to make him famous.
But I wonder if such a thing is going through your heads? For us lads of eighteen they ought to have been mediators and guides to the world of maturity, the world of work, of duty, of culture, of progress—to the future…The idea of authority, which they represented, was associated in our minds with a greater insight and a more humane wisdom. Therefore, it could be argued that the boots… 1398 Words 6 Pages Erich Maria Remarque — was a famous German author, who created many novels, but his best-known and most representative novel is called «All Quiet On the Western Front». At a lieutenant's order, Himmelstoss joins the others. So long, I thought maybe the whole world had learned by this time. In All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque illustrates a group of young boys whose lives have been dehumanized by the trench warfare.
The first thing to do is to forget everything you ever knew, everything you ever learned - Forget! The English didn't want it. Glossary Aunt Sally name of a figure of a woman's head at which balls are thrown, as in a sideshow; a person or idea seen or set up as an easy target for criticism. You must tell them what it means to serve your fatherland. You don't know anything about it. Shove ahead out there, and don't stick to that everlasting trench warfare.
It is not now the time but I will not lose these thoughts, I will keep them, shut them away until the war is ended. Bäumer: Be very careful at the front, Paul. These new bonds are so close that in comparison, everything else seems very far away. He proposes that a declaration of war should be a kind of popular festival with entrance-tickets and bands, like a bull fight. They have faces that make one think - honest peasant faces, broad foreheads, broad noses, broad mouths, broad hands, and thick hair. This is highlighted in the scene where Paul mortally wounds a French soldier and then weeps bitterly as he fights to save his life while trapped in a shell crater with the body. His reason destroyed by falling shells, he rams his head against a wall.
And it's happened to me. And the lane of poplars by the Klosterbach, where we used to catch sticklebacks! For example, after the company has been called back to the rear for reinforcements, the captain calls the roll several times. They knew the war to be a misfortune, whereas those who were better off, and should have been able to see more clearly what the consequences would be, were beside themselves with joy. In himself man is essentially a beast, only he butters it over like a slice of bread with a little decorum. I raise my eyes, I let them move round, and turn myself with them, one circle, one circle, and I stand in the midst. You won't know what I mean. Soldier 1: And sell tickets.