The Red Badge of Courage

by: Stephen Crane

Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

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Which of the novel’s themes is illustrated by the dead, rotting soldier’s body that Henry encounters in the woods?

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The squirrel that scurries from Henry’s thrown pinecone embodies which of the novel’s themes?

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Throughout the novel, a gap exists between which two characters’ respective concepts of courage?

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Whose transformation over the course of the novel illustrates the motif of “noise and silence”?

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Which of the following is one of the few literary symbols in the novel?