All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

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Explain what images from All Quiet on the Western Front linger in your mind and why.

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Since my father was a solider in a difficult war, I related the scenes where the fog of war is described, and the difficulty of going home. When you go to war, you have to use coping mechanisms to maintain your sanity and stay alive. This was one of the most difficult wars we've had. At some point, there really is no return.

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I have to agree with earlier posts--the image of the wounded horses remains paramount for me.  I'm currently teaching this novel to a tenth grade class, and their first writing assignment is an imagery analysis piece.  I read the pages that describe the wounded horses...

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For me, it's definitely the image of the coffin being thrown up in the air and falling on the man, injuring him.  This image seems to underline the horror of the war.  The war can even reach down and affect the dead.  It seems to bring the dead back to hurt the living.  It just seems like a perfect metaphor for how horrible the experience of the soldiers was.

What chapter is this in? I dont recall reading this part of the book. 

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