What does Kantorek call the soldiers?
What is significant about Kemmerich’s telling Paul to take the boots for Müller?
What is significant about Kemmerich’s telling Paul to take the boots for Muller? It shows that Kemmerich understands that he is going to die, and that Muller meant no harm in asking for the boots, it is merely a necessity for survival on the front. Kemmerich’s death illustrates part of the central message of the novel.
What is the great hunger Paul feels after Kemmerich’s death?
What is the great hunger Paul feels after Kemmerich’s death? After Kemmerich’s death, the great hunger Paul feels is life outside of war and escaping war (and his experiences).
What happened to Kemmerich’s boots How did the doctors react to Kemmerich’s plight?
How did the doctors’ react to Kemmerich’s plight? Kemmerich undergoes a leg amputation and therefore gives his boots to Müller. Unfortunately, Kemmerich dies, because the doctor was too late to help him. When Müller dies, Paul inherits the boots.
What happened in Chapter 7 of All Quiet on the Western Front?
Chapter 7 of All Quiet on the Western Front, explores Paul’s emotions while on leave. As he interacts with his family, the people of his hometown, and his old life, he realizes that he will never be the same. He fights against his emotions as he leaves his family again and says goodbye to his mother and sister.
What does Kropp mean when he says the war has ruined us for everything?
post-traumatic stress disorder
Why do the boys take Kemmerich’s boots?
Kemmerich’s Boots Kemmerich’s high, supple boots are passed from soldier to soldier as each owner dies in sequence. Paul brings them to Müller after Kemmerich dies and inherits them himself when Müller is shot to death later in the novel. In this way, the boots represent the cheapness of human life in the war.
Why does the doctor refuse to come to Kemmerich’s bedside?
Why does the doctor refuse to come to Kemmerich’s bedside? The doctor already knew that Kemmerich was dying, so he kept walking and didn’t bother.
How did Haie Westhus die?
Haie Westhus dies of an injury to his lung that he sustained in the trenches. Haie Westhus dies a bloody and painful death in the midst of battle in the trenches. Paul is with him, and describes his death: “Haie Westhus drags off with a great wound in his back through which the lung pulses at every breath.
What was the plan to get Himmelstoss back after the war?
What was the plan to get Himmelstoss back after the war? order to be Himmelstoss’s boss (they would be university educated and he was not). How did Paul and friends get even with Himmelstoss before they went to the front? The waited for him outside his favorite pub the night before they went to the front.
What is the doctor’s and the orderly’s attitude toward Kemmerich’s death?
What is the doctor’s and the orderly’s attitude toward Kemmerich’s death? He knows that he will die and dismisses it immediately. He says that they have to get him out of there as soon as possible because they have men that need to use the bed.
Why does Tjaden hate Himmelstoss?
Tjaden has a special grudge against Himmelstoss, because of the way he educated him in the barracks. Tjaden is a bedwetter. Himmelstoss tried to cure him by finding another bedwetter and meking them sleep in the same bunk. Unfortunately, whoever slept on the bottom bunk would end up on the floor and get sick.
Why doesn’t Paul flee from his foxhole?
Paul doesn’t flee from his foxhole after he stabs the French soldier because he is in shock that he killed a French soldier. He is also under heavy ally fire and if he leaves the foxhole he would be shot dead. The incident devastated Paul leaving him in shock feeling guilt and pain of the soldier’s death.
Why does the shelling from their own guns depress the soldiers?
Why does the shelling from their own guns depress the soldiers? It expresses the exhaust in the soldiers and use in the machinery. The guns are like the men, broken and worn down. List the items the soldiers see or receive that foreshadow the dangers at the front.
Does Tjaden die?
Tjaden’s story ends a little differently than the rest of his friends’ do…he doesn’t die. (At least in this novel.