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What are some examples of soldier's comparison to animals, babies, and machines between Chapters 9-13 of "Red Badge of Courage"? Also, examples of nature being personified.

What are some examples of soldier's comparison to animals, babies, and machines between Chapters 9-13 of "Red Badge of Courage"?

Also, examples of nature being personified.

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Some examples of soldiers being compared to machines are when the youth sees the tall soldier forging "firmly on as if propelled" (Ch.9), and the youth's own vision of himself as "a blue desperate figure leading...with one knee forward and a broken blade high...before a crimson and steel assault" (Ch.11).  The author also speaks of "steel fibers...(being) washed from (the men's) hearts" (Ch.12), and describes the "mighty blue machine...certain...(to) make victories as a contrivance turns out...

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