All Quiet on the Western Front


Discussion Questions

1. How does Remarque juxtapose or contrast the horrors of war with the youth of the soldiers?

2. How does Paul’s personality change throughout the course of the novel?

3. How do you think Paul would define friendship?

4. Paul often feels disconnected from his family. How does this affect his understanding of war?

5. When he dies, Paul’s face is described as calm. Why is death so peaceful for Paul?

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