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In All Quiet on the Western Front, what 5 key traits does Paul Baumer display?

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At the beginning of the novel, Paul--like his classmates--is naive .  He does not understand the true implications of the war, nor does he understand what it will mean to be a soldier.  He is easily persuaded by Kantorek to join the war effort to show his service to Germany.  Once Paul and his classmates enter the war, several young men quickly lose their lives.  When Kemmerich loses his leg and suffers complications from his...

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