Literature: comparative paper
... 30 September Compare and Contrast: Journey’s End And All Quiet on the Western Front Thesis Despite being written being written from opposite sides and perspectives of officers versus soldiers, both Journey’s End, by RC Sherriff, and All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Remarque, look specifically at how war dehumanizes, destroys, and breaks the men who fought at the front.
R.C. Sherriff has been on the front lines of war himself. He even rose to the rank of Captain in the British Army during the First World War, in which both stories were set. Thus, Sherriff saw first hand how war can destroy a person’s soul. Journey’s End was written to show a brazen view of what life was really l...