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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage, the supreme example of Crane’s war stories. As a novel set during the American Civil War, The Red Badge of Courage is known for realism and naturalism. Moreover, the novel sets itself apart from other war novels as it focuses on the thoughts and experiences of the protagonist, instead of the outside world. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Crane’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.