Red Badge Of Courage
Stephen Crane was fascinated by both mental and physical violence. Crane envied wounded soldiers, thus he wrote the novel The Red Badge of Courage. Crane enjoyed writing for newspapers. Crane never participated nor witnessed a war.
Stephen Crane was born after the finale of the United States Civil War. Crane was born into a writing family. His parents were authors, and two of his brothers were reporters. Crane got his information for the novel from; interviews with war veterans, old war photographs and accounts, and old newspaper articles.
Both, the Realism and the Impressionism literary movements influenced Crane. He portrayed Impressionism with his highly selective details of war scenes. Most of Crane?s most memorable imagery is in the form of Impressionism. Crane wanted to the get his novel the most real possible.
Stephen Crane only lived to be 29 years old. Crane was born in Newark, New Jersey. Crane went
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