The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

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Topics for Further Study

(Novels for Students)

Compare the attitudes of individual soldiers in Crane's battle scenes in The Red Badge of Courage with the attitude of individual Southern soldiers in Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind.

Research the literary tenets of naturalism, realism, and existentialism in books by French and Russian authors as well as American.

Study the Battle of Chancellorsville and compare it to the fictional rendition of this battle in The Red Badge of Courage.