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Read online The Red Badge of Courage.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Red Badge of Courage During an unnamed battle year old private Henry Fleming survives what he considers to be a lost cause by escaping into a nearby wood deserting his battalion He finds a group of injured men in which one of the group the Tattered Soldier asks Henry who s often referred to as The Youth where he s wounded Henry embarrassed that he s whole wanders thru the forest He ultimately decides that running was the best thing amp that he s a small part of the army responsible for saving himself When he learns that his battalion had won the battle Henry feels guilty As a result he returns to his battalion amp is injured when a cannon operator hits him in the head because he wouldn t let go of his arm When he returns to camp the other soldiers believe he was harmed by a bullet grazing him in battle The next morning he goes into battle for a rd time While looking for a stream from which to attain water he discovers from the commanding officer that his regiment has a lackluster reputation The officer speaks casually about sacrificing Henry s regiment because they re nothing more than mule drivers amp mud diggers With no regiments to spare the general orders his men forward In the final battle Henry becomes one of the best fighters in his battalion as well as the flag bearer finally proving his courage as a man by Stephen Crane

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The Red Badge of Courage
Title:The Red Badge of Courage
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ISBN:1580495869
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Number of Pages:170
Category:Classics, Fiction, Historical fiction, War, Literature, Civil war
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One of the greatest works of American literature i The Red Badge of Courage i gazes fearlessly into the bright hell of war through the eyes of one young soldier the reluctant Henry Fleming Written by Stephen Crane at the age of twenty one the novel imagines the Civil War s terror and loss with an unblinking vision so modern and revolutionary that upon publication critics hailed it as a work of literary genius Ernest Hemingway declared There was no real literature of our Civil War until Stephen Crane wrote i The Red Badge of Courage i br br This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes the short story The Veteran Crane s tale of an aged Civil War soldier looking back at his past, Four men struggle for survival after escaping from a sinking ship and into a small open boat, During an unnamed battle year old private Henry Fleming survives what he considers to be a lost cause by escaping into a nearby wood deserting his battalion He finds a group of injured men in which one of the group the Tattered Soldier asks Henry who s often referred to as The Youth where he s wounded Henry embarrassed that he s whole wanders thru the forest He ultimately decides that running was the best thing amp that he s a small part of the army responsible for saving himself When he learns that his battalion had won the battle Henry feels guilty As a result he returns to his battalion amp is injured when a cannon operator hits him in the head because he wouldn t let go of his arm When he returns to camp the other soldiers believe he was harmed by a bullet grazing him in battle The next morning he goes into battle for a rd time While looking for a stream from which to attain water he discovers from the commanding officer that his regiment has a lackluster reputation The officer speaks casually about sacrificing Henry s regiment because they re nothing more than mule drivers amp mud diggers With no regiments to spare the general orders his men forward In the final battle Henry becomes one of the best fighters in his battalion as well as the flag bearer finally proving his courage as a man, Short story by Stephen Crane published serially in Collier s Weekly Nov Dec and then in the collection The Monster and Other Stories Combining symbolic imagery with naturalistic detail it is an existential tale about human vanities and delusions As the story opens three visitors find shelter from a blizzard at Pat Scully s hotel in Fort Romper Neb a nervous New Yorker known as the Swede a rambunctious Westerner named Bill and a reserved Easterner called Mr Blanc The Swede becomes increasingly drunk defensive and reckless He beats Scully s son Johnnie in a fight after accusing him of cheating at cards The Swede goes to a saloon and here the action turns into a very dark finale