All Quiet on the Western Front
by Erich Maria Remarque
All Quiet on the Western Front Identity Quotes
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Perhaps it is our inner and most secret life that shivers and falls on guard. (4.21)
Even though Kat only supposes that there will soon be a bombardment, the soldiers are unnerved. What is this "inner and most secret life" to which Paul refers? Perhaps he is simply referring to the men's collected fears.