The Red Badge Of Courage


When starts, Henry Fleming is introduced,he has signed up for the army against his mother's wishes, he so far he has done nothing but sit around the camp. Henry begins to worry
whether he will be able to fight bravely, or whether he'll run away
when the shooting starts. He talks to some other troops about it, but
since he can’t really explain his fears, he feels alone. Jim Conklin, a friend from home, thinks he'll do whatever the other boys do. And a loud soldier named Wilson is full of boasts. The first sight of battle is terrifying, and Henry feels terrible. The loud soldier, who thinks he's going to be killed, gives Henry some letters for his family. ...

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that he was right. Feeling awful, Henry walks into the woods. Soon Henry confronts a horrible sight- a dead man decaying, and his face is covered with ants. He stares at the dead soldier, realizing that this is—the real law of nature.
When he leaves the woods, he walks along with some wounded men. He
envies them and wishes that he had a wound, a red badge of courage. One of the men, he realizes, is Jim Conklin,is dying. Henry and another soldier follow Jim into a field, where he runs from bush to bush, looking for a good place to die. Then, his body jerking horribly, he falls.
The tattered man keeps asking Henry where he's been wounded. His
questions make Henry nervous, So he leaves the tattered man- who is badly wounded. He sees some soldiers who appear to be retreating. He wants to find out what's going on, Henry grabs one soldier's arm. the soldier who is panicked hits Henry on the head with the ...

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Added: 7/21/2004 08:56:42 AM
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