ESSAY : THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE
The novel, The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane took place in the Civil War of the late 19th century. It is a story about a young man who named Henry Fleming and the story of his experiences in the Civil War. The story goes a few years in the war (the dates from the starting of the story to the end are not listed. The characters in the novel are portrayed as people who affect the main character Henry Fleming. Each character influences and changes the main character from a boy to a mature man.
The different characters that are included in the book include Henry Fleming; the main character is young soldier fighting for the Union army during the Civil War. Henry questions his own courage towards the beginning of the book but as the novel progresses he encounters hard truths about the experience of war then comes to thrive as a soldier in combat through the influences of other soldiers such as Jim Conklin.
The Red Badge of Courage is a story about the...