The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

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In the novel, The Red Badge of Courage, Henry thinks that "Nature was not quite ready to kill him." What does he mean and why does he think that? The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

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In the novel, The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane , nature is a force, an impersonal force which does not choose.  When Henry thinks that "Nature was not quite ready to kill him", he means it literally.  Crane was trying to show the horrors of...

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