ANSWERS “All Quiet on the Western Front” Movie Questions ??ANSWERS “All Quiet on the Western Front” Movie Questions 1. What is the title of this film? All Quiet on the Western Front 2. When was it made?

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<ul><li><p>ANSWERS</p><p>All Quiet on the Western Front Movie Questions </p><p>1. What is the title of this film? </p><p>All Quiet on the Western Front</p><p>2. When was it made? </p><p>1930</p><p>3. Who wrote the original novel?</p><p>Remarque</p><p>4. Why did the students join the Army?</p><p>To get girls, for glory,, for medals, to please their parents, to fight for their </p><p>country</p><p>5. What role did the mailman (Himmelstoess) have? </p><p>Hes the training sergeant</p><p>6. Was Himmelstoess particularly mean to these recruits? Give an </p><p>example.</p><p>Yes, mean, making them crawl through mud, miss their leave</p><p>7. How were conditions at the Western Front different from their </p><p>expectations in training camp?</p><p>No vwsa, no food, noone seems to be in charge</p><p>8. What was the impact of the shelling on the new recruits?</p><p>Theyre terrified</p><p>9. What happened after the bombardment?</p><p>One of them dies; another risks his life unnecessarily to get the bodyt</p><p>10. In the attack, what did the machine gun do to the glory of war and </p><p>individual heroism?</p><p>It was pure luck if you werent hit.</p><p>11. How many of the company died in this first battle? How do you know</p><p>Half. because the cook says he wants to wait for the other 80 and the </p><p>soldiers say theyre dead</p><p>12. Why were they able to eat so well finally?</p><p>because half of them were died</p><p>13. Who did they blame for this war? </p></li><li><p>Generals, kings, manufacturers, or a find of fever</p><p>14. Who did they omit in their list of potential villains?</p><p>15. How did the doctors' react to Kemmerich's plight?</p><p>he says theres nothing he can do for him</p><p>16. What happened to Kemmerich's boots? </p><p>went to another soldier, till he died, then another soldier, etc.</p><p>17. How was Sgt. Himmelstoess received when he arrived at the front</p><p>still thought he had power</p><p>18. What was the pattern of a battle? What preceded the attack? What </p><p>followed it?</p><p>Attacks and counterattacks</p><p>19. What happened to Paul Baumer when he found himself in a shellhole in No Man's Land with the French soldier?</p><p>killed the soldier then tried to keep him alive</p><p>20. Why did the French girls - ostensibly the enemy - accept the German </p><p>soldiers?</p><p>because they are starving</p><p>21. After four years of war, how has the German homefront been affected? </p><p>Were there still the parades, crowded streets, and joyous sounds of going off to war?</p><p>They are cluelessthey dont realize how bad things are</p><p>22. What were the attitudes of the men in the beer hall? </p><p>That they knew better than Paul, who had been at the front</p><p>23. Were they willing to listen to what Paul had to say?</p><p>No</p><p>24. How does Paul Baumer confront his former teacher? </p><p>The teacher doesnt know anythingwhen it comes to dying for your </p><p>country it is better not to die at all</p><p>25. How do the young students react to his vision of the war?</p><p>They call him a coward</p></li><li><p>26. How has the company changed during Paul's absence?</p><p>He doesnt recognize anyone, theyre all young boys</p><p>27. What is ironic about Kat's and Paul's deaths? </p><p>Theyre so pointless, and not in the heat of battle</p><p>28. Describe the attitude of this movie towards World War I and all wars</p><p>Stupid, useless, and pointless</p></li></ul>

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