As he faces battle in the Civil War for the first time, a young Union soldier gains maturity and some peace of mind as he comes to grips with his conflicting emotions about war. Includes explanatory notes throughout the text, an introduction discussing the author and the background of the text, and a study guide.
During his service in the Civil War a young Union soldier matures to manhood and finds peace of mind as he comes to grips with his conflicting emotions about war.
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"As to 'masterpiece,' there is no doubt that 'The Red Badge of Courage' is that, if only because of the marvellous accord of the vivid, impressionistic description of action on that woodland battlefield and the imagined style of the analysis of...the inward moral struggle going on in the breast of one individual--the young soldier."