Secondly Henry was just following along to what the other soldiers did. Lastly, Henry was just plain old scared as they said “He ran like a coward.” The second war was like Henrys’ first brutal battle it was obviously too intense for him. If someone is entering their first brutal battle of course they are going to be scared and as they say “Henry quivered.”
Removal of positive stimuli, losing a loved one from a gun fight that happened. Presentation of negative stimuli was the area that they live and grow up in. Ralph a little boy who had lost his grandmother to a gang shot out, barricades his doors and pulls down his blinds to prevent bullets from coming through. Ralph said, “I am afraid to go outside because you don’t know if you’re going to get shot or stabbed.” Ralph lives in a bad neighborhood and lost his grandmother to a gang fight.
Johnny Cabe had been walking with his best friend, when several larger adults came after him. These were young men that had hurt and beaten him repeatedly. He knew what they were capable of. When Mr. Sheldon started to drown his best friend, he could not allow them to kill him. Therefore, he acted in his younger friend’s defense.
Bowker feels that he has lost a sense of purpose because of the war; he no longer has drive or ambition and this can be contributed to the horrific images and situations he experienced during the war. For O’ Brien, the war signified the death of his pride. He did not want to go to the war at first, but because of outside influences and the fear of possible consequences, he chose to go despite his beliefs. For these soldiers, death happens to more than just physical
He was too scared to do anything, as he never fought in a war before. This quote is important to the book because, Henry defines himself as a young boy that wants to be a man but runs away in battle. He would rather bleed and bleed, instead of not doing anything. I would agree and disagree with this quote. I agree because you are helping the army by at least doing
Henry The main protagonist of “The Red Badge Of Courage” is a young impressionable soldier who has never been in combat. He fights for the union, who is currently locked in a fierce war with the confederacy. In the first battle the enemy attacks Henry’s camp, however he is inexperienced and has no clue on what to do or say. His actions become automatic and he fights like he never fought before.
Although it was that shame that brought him into the war and why he was a
Another moment of morality is when TimHead was feeling bad about shooting a kid in the face. He thought about his brother instantly when he shot the kid, because his brother was around the same age as him. TimHead knew it wasn’t the right thing to do. “He was trying to kill you. Us.