How does Remarque address the futility of the war in All Quiet on the Western Front?

# How does Remarque address the futility of the war in All Quiet on the Western Front?

• CONAN DOYLE

Explain how Holmes’ characteristics are revealed in the way he talks to people and solves cases….

Holmes most arresting characteristic is his ability to observe minute detail and synthesize this information quickly. This is a regular occurrence with in Conan Doyle’s stories. Holmes makes…

• ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

How does Remarque address the futility of the war in All Quiet on the Western Front?

In All Quiet on the Western Front, Remarque addresses the futility of war through descriptive imagery and tone. Throughout the novel, the narrator Paul vividly describes the things that he sees…

• SCIENCE

How do people who live on the leeward side of a mountain climate differ from those who live on…

I am not sure what exactly you are asking here, as the people on the two sides of a mountain range are not necessarily going to be any different from one another. What I assume you are asking is…

• MATH

how do i solve for x with the measurements…

For the rectangular prism: You have the measures: 10 , 12 , and (x) We know that the volume (v)= Length*width*height) ==> 10*12*x= 283 ==> 120x=283 ==> x=283/120= 2.36 ft For the…

• SCIENCE

Explain why a person who lives in a warm or hot climate would want to wear light colored clothes.

If you have heard of the concept of albedo, you should be able to answer this question. Albedo is a term that refers to how much light reflects off of a given surface. The rest of the light that…

• SCIENCE

Could you explain what is a nonsteroid hormone, and why is it caused a second messanager?Give…

A nonsteroid hormone is either a single amino acid, a short chain of amino acids, or a whole protein. Hormones regulate metabolism, growth, and development. Nonsteroid hormones act via whats called…

• SCIENCE

Explain why duration of insolation in some city is always longer than the other city?

The duration of insolation time is the amount of time a location spends in sunlight during the day. That duration depends upon the latitude of the city and the day of the year so different cities…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What appears to influence whether a unilineal society is patrilineal or matrilineal?

Whether a society is predominately patriarchal or matriarchal is probably influenced by many factors. Tradition and the norms of the group generally have the biggest influence. Traditions are…

• SCIENCE

How does the rate of heating and cooling differ from city to city?

Your question really boils down to, What factors affect the climate of a city? First of all, a city is going to be warmer, by several degrees, than the countryside around it due to having a lower…

• CINEMA

What movies have the theme of materialism present in them?i need as many movies as you can think…

2006 The Devil Wears Prada – The cutthroat business of high fashion is explored in this film. 1989 War of the Roses – A married couple try to get each other to leave the house in a vicious divorce…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

What are 3 ways Friar Lawrence causes the death of Romeo and Juliet?

Here are the three things that Friar Lawrence did that, in my opinion, led most clearly to the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. First, he did not tell anyone that the two of them were in love. He…

• HAMLET

How do I write a thesis statement for this?Suicide is an important theme in Shakespeare’s Hamlet….

First, I think the suicide theme, while relevant, is also a product of modern interpretations of Shakespeare’s revenge tragedy. Maybe you could treat suicide as figurative, not literal, by focusing…

• SCIENCE

When you get a shot and end up with a big bruise and they say it’s because you bruise easy, is…

A bruise is basically a very minor injury that results from leaking blood vessels just under the skin. This blood leaks into the surrounding tissue and forms a bruise. Many times when people have…

• SCIENCE

What do people mean when they say “swelling of the brain”?

Brain swelling is also known as brain edema or elevated intracranial pressure. Swelling is a response that the body has to many different kinds of injuries or illnesses. Brain swelling is a very…

• LITERATURE

What is the meaning behind the title of the book Mister Pip, by Lloyd Jones?

The action of this story revolves around what Matilda and the other children are learning in school. One of the things her teacher has been doing is reading Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens….

• SCIENCE

Are shingles contagious?

Short answer, yes. Shingles is contagious when the blisters are open and oozing; after the blisters crust over, it is no longer contagious. Most of the time, though, people develop shingles as a…

• SCIENCE

Since some cities are on the same latitude, explain the difference in temperature for the cities.

Although latitude does play a major role in determining what kind of climate a certain place will have, there are many other factors that will play a part as well. Here are a couple of major…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

Does Friar Lawrence make the situation between the two families better or worse by marrying Romeo…

In the long run, he makes the situation between the two families better, even though his plan hurts them very much. If Friar Lawrence had not married Romeo and Juliet, the two of them would,…

• SCIENCE

Distinguish between a tap root and a fibrous root. Which would be most effective at controlling…

Plants with tap roots have a main root that is thick and deep-reaching. They have smaller roots that grow off the main tap root. Because they grow very deep, they can help a plant survive dry…

• FRANKENSTEIN

Besides thinking that Victor may have found someone else, why does Elizabeth believe that Victor…

I assume that you are talking about what Elizabeth says to Victor in the letter that she wrote to him — the one that is shown in Chapter 22. If so, I think that the other reason that she thinks…

• TIME’S ARROW

What is the relationship between the narrator and Tod Friendly in in the novel, Time’s Arrow, by…

Basically, Tod Friendly and the narrator are the same person. Friendly is about to die, and his mind creates the narrator, an alter ego of the doctor. The narrator is unaware of the Friendly’s…

• HISTORY

Examining source help please? Thank you very much! Analyze and interpret the…

There is no way to know about the ideological perspective of the photographer or of the outlet in which the picture was shown, but we can at least guess as to the ideological perspective of the…

• HISTORY

Examining source help please? Thank you very much! Analyze and interpret the following source….

The person who drew this cartoon clearly feels that nationalism, like alcoholism, is a disease. Given that the person who died of nationalism is a soldier, the artist also feels that nationalism…

• ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON

What are the features of Victorian period poetry, especially pertaining to Tennyson and Browning?

Some characteristics, or features, of Victorian poetry move poetry away from the Romantic era poets. One such characteristic, or feature, is the Victorian interest in Medieval legends, myths and…

• THE KITE RUNNER

Is Amir able to forgive Baba ? Is he able to forgive himself ?

These are two excellent questions stemming from the sins committed by Baba and Amir in The Kite Runner. Amir is at first disgusted with the news that Rahim Khan discloses: that Ali was sterile and…

• POETRY

Write a free verse poem about “Summer.”

In e.e. cummings “A Poet’s Advice to Students,” he explains that a poet is somebody who feels, and who uses words to express his feelings. The poet must express him/herself in an individual way;…

• MATH

3x-2y=8 x=2y-4 solve for x and y

3x-2y=8…(1) x=2y-4 Subtract 2y ==> x-2y=-4…..(1) Subtract (1) from (2) ==> 2x=12 ==> x=6 To calculate y, we will use either equation (1) or (2) x-2y=-4 Substitute with x=6 ==>…

• SCIENCE

What are the types of bacteria?

Bacteria are divided into three groups depending on their shape or morphology. Spherical bacteria are called cocci. Rod shaped bacteria are called bacilli and spiral bacteria are called…

• ROMANTICISM

How can we use nature as a way to understand romanticism?

For the Romantics, nature is an inseparable part of the human experience. The Romantic thinkers felt that there was a spontaneous “perfection” that existed within nature. When individuals partake…

• MATH

Dear sir, How to find F on this calculation. 1178.763=F²*(F-(-50.4125616627811)) Please…

To find out F in the equation; 1178.763= F^2*(F-(-50.41256..)) Solution: Let f(F) =F^2 (F+50.41256..) – 1178.763 = 0 This is a cubic (3rd degree) equation of the type x^2(x+a) = b. Or x^3+ax^2-b =…

• THE ALCHEMIST

What does these two quotes mean from the Alchemist by Coelho?”Remember that wherever your heart…

The Alchemist is a novel all about the advantages and obstacles of pursuing dreams. The main character, Santiago, is on a journey to discover his “treasure” both tangible and abstract but he needs…

• CINEMA

What movies have the theme of materialism present in them?i need as many movies as you can think…

“Scrooged” based loosely on A Christmas Carol by Dickens, this shows a TV producer living an incredibly lavish lifestyle but being incredibly corrupt at the same time. Really fun. Obviously you…

• SCIENCE

What is the hepatic portal system?

The hepatic portal system is the route blood takes through the liver. Organs of the gut (abdominal cavity) like the stomach, pancreas, and spleen send blood to the liver for detoxification. Other…

• A CHRISTMAS CAROL

What does Charles Dickens wish to achieve through this story?please answer it in detail. “A…

This story is clearly meant to encourage people who read it to act in a certain way. It is meant to tell them that they should not care about getting rich and having money. Instead, they should…

• CONAN DOYLE

Explain how logic is a theme for most Sherlock Holmes stories.Use specific examples from ‘The…

Holmes is able to utilise logic and establish the true sequence of events by eliminating extraneous information. In ‘The Speckled Band’ he works out that the band has nothing to do with a…

• THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND

What clues allow Sherlock Holmes to solve the case?

There are at least three things that Sherlock Holmes would notice that would make him think that Roylott is the one who has killed Julia and is trying to kill Helen. These are all things that…

• THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND

In “The Speckled Band” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: 1. What is the speckled band? 2. What role…

As it turns out, the speckled band is a snake. But we do not find that out until the very end of the story. For much of the story, people suppose that it is something to do with Gypsies who live…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, how has Scout’s view on a “lady” has changed?What greater meaning does…

Initially Scout Finch thinks being a “lady” means confinement in a petticoat and a dress with a pink sash secured tightly around her waist, not being able to wrestle Walter Cunningham down into the…

• PLATO’S REPUBLIC

“Poetry and Unreality” by Plato.

For Plato, the poets conceal reality. Whether or not they do it intentionally might be up for debate, yet Plato believes that the poets through their language and creation of artificial reality…

• THE CAY

How does Phillip’s attitude towards black people change over the story?What was Phillip’s opinion…

In the early chapters of Theodore Taylor’s novel, The Cay, we find that the main character, Phillip, has a youthful bias against the natives who live on the island of Curacao in the Dutch West…

• A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Do you think Mr. Scrooge was inherently a good man or fear of hell made him change his…

In my opinion, you cannot literally say that fear of Hell made him change his ways. The reason that I say this is that he was not shown himself in Hell after his death. He sees how sad his life…

• HISTORY

How did the Vietnam War affect South Vietnam?

South Vietnam was the place hardest hit by the war, although the war probably allowed it to exist as a separate country much longer than it would have without the war. Two years after the US got…

• WOMEN IN LITERATURE

What was the role of women in literature from 1865-1912?

I assume you mean “American Literature” as the 1865-1912 period marks the very significant ‘post Civil-War’ period in America’s history. Keep in mind, historically, this is a time of great change…

• WOMEN IN LITERATURE

What are the major works of female authors during the period of 1865-1912.

The post-Civil War period (in America’s history) was huge for both African American writers as well as women. This was the first time in our history that two very large but under-represented…

• ALL MY SONS

How do societal pressures impact the American dream in All My Sons?

In All My Sons, Joe Keller’s interpretation of the American Dream includes building up his manufacturing business so that he can pass it on to his sons upon his death. Further, Joe wants the…

• LITERATURE

What is “free indirect discourse”?

‘Free Indirect Discourse’ or ‘Free Indirect Style’ is a peculiar method of narrative technique. In this method of narration the essential qualities and features of first person direct speech are…

• ALL MY SONS

How does Arthur Miller show in All My Sons that the American Dream has become perverted?

In All My Sons, the American Dream has been corrupted (I think this is a better term) by selfish desires. Joe Keller’s view of the American Dream includes creating a successful business to pass on…

Why does Beatrice have half a husband?

Could you provide a little bit more information regarding what sparked this question? Beatrice accepts Benedick at the end of the play, and jokes about having (or not having one) a husband often,…

• DEATH OF A SALESMAN

Describe how Death of a Salesman is an “anatomy” of the American dream

Death of Salesman is hardly the anatomy of the American dream. Instead, the American dream serves as the backbone of Willy’s life. Still, Willy’s desire for the American dream pales in comparison…