Comparing and Contrasting

“All Quiet On The Western Front”, “Soldier’s Home” and “They Shall Not Grow Old”, are different stories but at the end the three are talking about the same thing, war. Paul and Krebs share some similar emotions, they show how after going back home they don’t feel the same. While on “They Shall Not Grow Old” shows more how was living on the war like. What the soldiers did on their free time, what they learn, how they got prepared for combat, how they were feeling and how when they were on combat nothing matter but themselves. It shows all the good things that the soldiers went through as well as the bad things. The three stories expressed how the soldiers felt when they have to go to war and how difficult it was. All the soldiers didn’t know if they were going to be alive when in combat. They all showed a different perspective of the war and details about it. At the end the three stories told how just in a moment your whole life can change. Soldiers didn’t care if they lost the war, they just wanted it to end.

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