Notes on Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front by Susan Van Kirk


Notes on Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front by Susan Van Kirk

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 - you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

About the Author

Susan Van Kirk holds a B.A. from Knox College and on M.Ed. from the University of Illinois. She has taught English for 30 years in Monmouth, Illinois.

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112 pages


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Publication date

20th December 2000



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