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All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

by Erich Maria Remarque
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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.

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