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Free Barron's Booknotes Summary-The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
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A STEP BEYOND

TESTS AND ANSWERS

TEST 1

_____ 1. The specific Civil War battle that is recounted in the novel is

A. the Battle of Bull Run
B. the Battle of Gettysburg
C. not identified

_____ 2. Stephen Crane refrains from naming many of his characters in order to

A. stimulate the reader's creativity
B. lend universality to his work
C. maintain the unpredictability of the novel

_____ 3. Henry's mother had

A. discouraged him from enlisting
B. encouraged him to serve his country with pride
C. refrained from stating an opinion about enlistment

_____ 4. In giving advice, Henry's mother told him

I. never to shirk his duty
II. to avoid liquor
III. not to curse

A. I and II only
B. II and III only
C. I, II, and III

_____ 5. When the veterans told stories of war, Henry

A. discounted their boasting
B. was boggle-eyed with excitement
C. tried to act blase and pay no attention

_____ 6. When Henry heard that his regiment would be going into combat, he asked

A. "Think any of the boys 'll run?"
B. "Do they outnumber us?"
C. "Do I have time to write to my Mom?"


_____ 7. Some critics suggest there is religious symbolism in

A. Henry's self-pity
B. the lieutenant's reference to the Ten Commandments
C. Jim Conklin's name and his wounds

_____ 8. When Henry said that he was "about to be measured," he was referring to the

A. issuance of Army uniforms
B. testing of his bravery
C. questioning of his loyalty to the Union

_____ 9. After the first bloody battle, Henry was

A. driven to despair
B. bleeding, exhausted, and depressed
C. somewhat pleased with himself

_____ 10. Prior to the first battle, Henry was

A. plagued by self-doubt
B. convinced that he might be a medal winner
C. fatalistic about his ability to survive

11. What is the meaning of the title, The Red Badge of Courage?

12. What is the meaning of courage in this book?

13. How does the character of the young soldier change in the course of the novel?

14. What is the role of nature in The Red Badge of Courage?

15. At the close of The Red Badge of Courage, the young soldier tells himself that "he was a man." Is he right? Why or why not?

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