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Can you check my answers please for The Red Badge of Courage?

1) Which of the following is a theme of the novel The Red Badge of Courage?
A - Manhood is earned through the acceptance of one's own mistakes and responsibilities. ***
B - Nature is in support of the actions of man.
C - Honor is defined by the perceptions of others.
D - Self-preservation is the highest act of honor and is a sign of courage.

2) Henry's mother is most developed as a character by which line from The Red Badge of Courage?
A - "But his mother had discouraged him." ***
B - "Henry, don't you be a fool," his mother had replied.
C - "The Lord's will be done, Henry," she had finally replied, and then continued to milk the brindle cow.
D - "When he stood in the doorway with his soldier's clothes on his back and with the light of excitement and expectancy in his eyes almost defeating the glow of regret for the home bonds, he had seen two tears leaving their trails on his mother's scarred cheeks."

3) Read the following description from The Red Badge of Courage. "The squirrel, immediately upon recognizing danger, had taken to his legs without ado. He did not stand stolidly...and die with an upward glance at the sympathetic heavens." 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 nature

4) Read the following description from The Red Badge of Courage. "As he looked about him and pondered the mystic gloom, he began to believe that at any moment the ominous distance might be aflare...Staring once at the red eyes across the river, he conceived them to be growing larger, as orbs of a row of dragons advancing." 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 nature

5) The description of five dead soldiers lying forgotten in a field of sunlight 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

6) Which line of dialogue from The Red Badge of Courage best develops Henry's character?
A - "It's a lie! That's all it is - a thunderin' lie!"
B - "Henry don't be a fool, his mother had replied."
C - "Well, don't we fight like the devil? Don't we do all that men can?" demanded the youth loudly. ***
D - "Well," continued the youth, "lots of good-a-'nough men have thought they was going to do great things before the fight, but when the time come they skedaddled."

7) 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 the exposition
C - builds suspense in the plot
D - supports the theme of nature's indifference to humans
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