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All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front


by Erich Maria Remarque

All Quiet on the Western Front: Symbols True or False

1. What crawls on the soldiers' dead bodies? -> Rats
2. What is painted as a living thing that is accosted and then destroyed by bombs and blood? -> Sun
3. On what kind of day does Paul die? -> Quiet
4. What gets passed around? -> Boots
5. What is a natural break between the land of brutality and gunshots and elsewhere? -> Cabin