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1. Henry's internal conflict about fleeing from the battle serves which purpose in The Red Badge of Courage?
A. develops his character ***
B. adds to exposition
C. builds suspense in the plot
D. supports the theme of nature's indifference to humans.



2. Which line from The Red Badge of Courage best reflects the difference between Henry's perspective on courage and his mother's?
A. “’Don’t go a-thinkin’ you can lick the hull rebel army at the start, because yeh can’t.’” ***
B. “Her brown face, upraised, was stained with tears, and her spare form was quivering.”
C. “Still, she had disappointed him by saying nothing whatever about returning with his shield or on it.”
D.“’You watch out, Henry, an’ take good care of yourself in this here fighting business—you watch, an’ take good care of yerself.”




3. Henry’s internal conflict about fleeing from the battle serves which purpose in The Red Badge of Courage?
A. develops his character
B. adds to exposition
C. Builds suspense in the plot
D. supports the theme of nature's indifference to humans.

  • Honors Literature and Composition -

    #3 is the same as #1. I do agree with your answers to 1 and 2.

  • Honors Literature and Composition -

    Thanks Reed! And that was an accident

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