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1. The contrast of the officers describing Henry’s unit as “mule-drivers” and then later describing Henry as one of the best fighters in the regiment best supports which of the following themes in the red badge of courage?
A. honor and reputation
B. the definition of courage
C. growing from a boy into a man ***
D. the insignificance of man in nature

2. In The Red Badge of Courage, Henry’s character is most developed through
A. his actions. *****
B. his thoughts.
C. the dialogue.
D. others’ thoughts about him.

3. Read the following description from The Red Badge of Courage.
“There loomed the dogging memory of the tattered soldier—he who, gored by bullets. . . had been deserted in the field.”
This description best supports which of the following central ideas?
A. honor and reputation
B. the definition of courage
C. growing from a boy into a man ***
D. the insignificance of man in

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asked by Alegra
  1. I agree with your answers to 1 and 2. Think about your answer to 3. Are you sure? It seems this description, and Henry's memory of it, could be interpreted in more than one way. I would not interpret it as "growing from a boy into a man."

    posted by Reed

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