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The title appears in the story
At the end
Paul places little value on
Corporal Himmelstoss
Is a small man who tormented his recruits
Kemerich looses his leg and
Watch, dies, boots given to muller
Kate is best at
Finding food
After stabbing the french soldier
Paul feel deep regret
After having his leg amputated Kropp
Wants to commit suicide
One bright triumphant incident is the return of peter from the
Dying room
Who comes from inspection and passes out iron crosses
Thr Kaiser
At training camp, Paul is near the prisoners of war for the
The men hate Himmelstoss because he
Mistreated them
The men get back at Himmelstoss by
Beating him uo
The men get angry at the catholic hospital when
The nuns oray loudly
Rumors of an offensive are confirmed by a shipment of coffins
Paul and his comrades constantly struggle with fleas
False, rats and lice
Pauls Mom has a heart attack and dies
False. Very sick but never confirmed death
In all the fighting that goes on, neither side gains more than s few miles.
Who is visited by his wife in the hospital
He is the printer who jumped into the ditch and dies at Paul's hand
Gerard duval
He did not want to join the army but succumbed to pressure and dies before the book even starts
Joseph behm
The story is told in
First person
Paul's generation is called
The lost generation
Ginger prepares food for 150 men and
Only eighty return
Himmelstoss is a captain who abuses his recruits
Most of the central characters are between 25 and 40
Paul wanted to be a poet before joining the army
The men are taken to the front at night in trucks to dig trenches
After visiting home Paul seems better able to handle his experiences in combat
For these men the most important objective is just survival
Paul finds that the English prisoners of war are just like himself
Kat is wounded and has his leg amputated
Paul feels that the man he kills in the french is a mirror image of himself
At the end of the novel the hero returns home
Albert and Paul return to the front together after leaving the hospital
There are no comic moments in the story
Paul is excited to return to civilian life after the war
Paul and his mother can't communicate easily
Gas is often a greater threat than bullets
He is a postman who's uniform turns him into a bully
He is a veteran soldier who is closer to Paul than anyone else
He is a peasant farmer who sees a cherry tree, is overwhelmed by memory, and deserts
Detering. Most likely taken as a prisoner of war
She is a mother who loses her son and demands to know what happened
Frau kemmerich
Dying woman who Longs for communication with her son
Frau Baumer
How old is Paul how did his age affect the story
19 young and inexperienced
Focuses in loss of potential
Where was he before the war why did he enlist
In school, convinced to join because teacher talked of patriotism. Young and heavily infouenced by elders
Paul's attitude towards people
Kind, sympathetic well respected because of this
Why is the enemy an abstraction
Easier to kill/defeat someone when not thought if as human
Waste land means
Many will die purpose in life is gone
Paul thinks about small men
Demanding and make up for their size by being demanding
Why is Kemerichs death so personal for Paul
Close friends, told mom he would watch out for him
What hunger does Paul feel
Hunger for survival
Central message of novel
Men come and go, dying and surviving being killed by men they dont know, all men lost
Latrine facilities are
Common room qnd crammed
Doubled horror on Behm death
He was shot in ghe eye and survived but died while crawling back to trenches. Didnt want to sign up for war
Kantorek exposed
The men to the horrors of war
Why are the men sent to the front in chapter four
Set barbed wire
How do the men change as they approach the front
Detering reacts to the wounded horses by
Becoming distressed and want tos out them out of their misery
How do the soldiers feel about the earth
Acts as their sheild and cover
Every soldier need for good contentment
Food and rest
Reaction to theater poster
Cant be,keve that entertwinment still exists like that
How does Paul react to being home
Feels faint and starts crying, overwhelmed
Mothers reactions to Paul bring home
Worried and anxious anout his safety
Fathers reactions to Paul being home
Asks a lot of questions
How does Paul react to the conversation he had with the German master
Repulsed by his pov on war
Kantoreck was called up to the front because
To be a territorial
Ideas on who starts war
War is started by leaders who want to be in history books. Ordinary people have nothing to do with war
Trench mortars
Create craters in trench and destroy
How does the troop manage to live well for a few days
They guard a supply dump
What do the men feast on while guarding the dump
Piglet and pauls pancakes
How does Paul manage to get off the train with kropp
Bribes with cigars and fakes illness
How do the men get the nurses to stop praying so loudly
Throw a bottle at the door
Joseph hammacher tell nuns of his shooting license to
Threwten them
Why is it hard for Paul to leave the hospital
Has ti leave Kropp behind
What collapses western front
New armored tanks
War ends in
November 1918
Paul Baümer
Sensitive, loyal

Dies at very end by falling forward peacefully
Leader of the grouov
Shrewd, cunning, food finder

Fataly wounded in Pauls arms on way to safety
Franz Kemmerich
Close frined of Paul
Gives boots to Muller

Dies in start from leg amputation
Albert Kropp
Lance corporal
Clearest thinker
Dedicated student

Dies in hospital after Paul leaves
Eye for personal advantage
Carries books like student

Dies by being shot in stomach
Girl obssesed

Bled to death
Haie Westhus
Peat digger

Shot jn back and Himmelstoss tries to save him
Really skinny with big appetite
Starts fight with cook
Hates himmelstoss

Dies of mal nuritment.
Farm peasant who thinks of farming

Runs of with cherry blossom cuttings never seen. Assumed taken as prisoner of war
School master
Gave lectures in patriotism
Promotes youth in war

Men dont like him
Causes Behms death
Stict disciplianrian
Take pleasure in giving people impossible tasks.