The Red Badge of Courage
The Red Badge of Courage
by Stephen Crane

The Red Badge of Courage Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Dead Man
Red
Animal Imagery
Religious Stuff
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
What’s Up With the Ending?
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: The Quest
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Characters
Henry Fleming ("The Youth")
Henry Fleming ("The Youth") Timeline
Jim Conklin ("The Tall Soldier")
Jim Conklin ("The Tall Soldier") Timeline
Wilson ("The Loud Soldier")
Wilson ("The Loud Soldier") Timeline
"The Tattered Soldier"
"The Tattered Soldier" Timeline
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Courage
Courage Quotes
Warfare
Warfare Quotes
Men and Masculinity
Men and Masculinity Quotes
Transformation
Transformation Quotes
Isolation
Isolation Quotes
Man and the Natural World
Man and the Natural World Quotes
Respect and Reputation
Respect and Reputation Quotes
Duty
Duty Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
I'll Take the Healthy Badge of Cowardice Please
I'll Take the Healthy Badge of Cowardice Please Flashcards
I'll Take the Healthy Badge of Cowardice Please True or False
Cub Scouts Have Better Badges
Cub Scouts Have Better Badges Flashcards
Cub Scouts Have Better Badges True or False
Essay
The Red Badge of Courage
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Diary of a Wimpy or Not-So-Wimpy Soldier
The Biggest Hero, Minus the Weigh-in
The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop