The Red Badge Of Courage Literary Analysis

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For centuries the notion of war as an exciting and romantic endeavor has existed until Stephen Crane DE glorified war in his novel The Red Badge of Courage. He tells about the true nature and experience of war through a young soldier Henry Fleming and contrasts it with his romantic imagination. Crane introduces a more realistic approach to war which is in contrast to Henry’s expectations.
Along the journey from home as they go to Washington, Henry and his regiments are treated so well that he now believes “he must be a hero” with “the strength to do mighty deeds of arms.” Contrary to his expectation he does not become a hero immediately he is confronted with self-doubt. He is caught up in a dream with “a thousand-tongued fear
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He found the dead man seated like the tree. Crane describes how the dead man’s body was dressed in a blue uniform that had since faded to a shade of green. His eyes had also changed to the dull hue like that seen on the side of a dead fish. His mouth was open with red having changed to an appalling yellow. His face was gray with ants running over it, with one trundling a bundle of some sort along the upper lip.

A Minimum of Linking Narrative
The writer of The Artillery at Hazel Grove gives a clear description of the movements of troops and equipment to ascertain that the materials that made the tumulus did not contain Eleventh Corps. In his explanation, Gordon tries to explain the events that unfolded that led to brigade attacking the fort on Marye’s Height.

In the Style of Documentary Reportage
Cranes let us in on how Henry felt after a battle and the change of thought that he had developed he refers to his spirit and religion-mad. He tells us that he was capable of profound sacrifices even causing a tremendous death. He now referred bullets as things that could prevent him from getting to his destiny. He thinks of this with a flash of joy within him. (Crane,
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