The red badge of courage

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Meet Henry Fleming, a youth who dreams of glory as a Union Army soldier during the Civil War. In the middle of his first battle, Henry runs from the fighting in terror. He begins to grow up when he has to face his fellow soldiers, some of whom are wounded and dying. Now, Henry knwos that war is not as glorious as he thought. An another major battle begins, will Henry flee or find the courage to stay and fight?
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full_title red badge of courage
author crane stephen
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auth_author2 Burgan, Michael., Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900, Feinstein, Stephen., McConnell, James., Yingling, Kathryn.
author Crane, Stephen.
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display_description The Red Badge of Courage was published in 1895, when its author, an impoverished writer living a bohemian life in New York, was only twenty-three. It immediately became a bestseller, and Stephen Crane became famous. Crane set out to create 'a psychological portrayal of fear.' Henry Fleming, a Union Army volunteer in the Civil War, thinks 'that perhaps in a battle he might run. . . . As far as war was concerned he knew nothing of himself.' And he does run in his first battle, full of fear and then remorse. He encounters a grotesquely rotting corpse propped against a tree, and a column of wounded men, one of whom is a friend who dies horribly in front of him. Fleming receives his own 'red badge' when a fellow soldier hits him in the head with a gun. 'The idea of falling like heroes on ceremonial battlefields,' Ford Madox Ford remarked later, 'was gone forever.'
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subject_facet Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863 -- Fiction, Classics -- FICTION, Electronic books, Elementary education of adults, High interest-low vocabulary books. -- ABLE materials, Historical fiction, Literacy, Psychological -- FICTION, Readers for new literates. -- ABLE materials, Soldiers -- Fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction, Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction, War & Military -- FICTION, War stories
title_display The red badge of courage
title_full The Red Badge of Courage [electronic resource] Crane, Stephen., The red badge of courage / by Stephen Crane ; retold by Michael Burgan ; interior illustrations by Ed Parker ; Wishbone illustrations by Kathryn Yingling, The red badge of courage [ABLE materials] / Stephen Crane ; abridged and adapted by Stephen Feinstein ; illustrated by James McConnell, The red badge of courage [classic] / Stephen Crane
title_short The red badge of courage
topic_facet ABLE materials, Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863, Classics, Elementary education of adults, High interest-low vocabulary books, History, Literacy, Psychological, Readers for new literates, Soldiers, War & Military