Summary: All Quiet On The Western Front

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1. In times of war, people from all walks of life come together to fight in arms. During World War I and many wars before it and after, men of every profession and lifestyle fought alongside one another. If not for war, many soldiers never would have met people of such different classes. Many men never would have had to see each other in their most vulnerable moments and they certainly never would have seen each other in their last moments. 2. Patriotism can lead men to their deaths. In All Quiet on the Western Front, the main character, Paul Bäumer, revealed that his schoolmaster, Kantorek, convinced Paul and his friends to join the army and fight for the sake of nationalism and the glory of serving their nation. One of Paul’s schoolmates,
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