BC: M.Roberson 6th Period Red Badge of Courage Vincent Richardson
FC: Red Badge of Courage
1: By Stephen Crane D. Appleton and Company. © 1998-2002 107 pages The book place in the fields and roads of the American South, as a Union regiment wanders through Confederate territory and encounters the enemy on the battlefield.
2: Vocabulary | 1.Pompously- characterized by an ostentatious display of dignity orimportance/a pompous minor official (page 1) 2.quaint- having an old-fashioned attractiveness or charm/ My grandma is Quaint(page 1) 3.lucid- easily understood/ the homework was lucid.(page 2) 4.advocated- to speak or write in favor of/ the people advocated with Obama(page 2)
3: 1.clamored- a loud uproar, as from a crowd of people/the clamor of the crowd at the gates. (page 2) 2.futile- not successful/Attempting to force-feed sick horse was futile. (page 2) 3.assailed- to attack vigorously or violently/ The gang member assailed the officer (page 2) 4.disdaining- to look upon or treat with contempt/ The dog disdained his owner(page 2) 5.intricate- having many interrelated parts or facets/The teacher gave us an intricate question to answer (page 2)
4: 1.intricate- having many interrelated parts or facets/The teacher gave us an intricate question to answer (page 2) 2.trance- a half-conscious state/ My brother was in a trance.(page 3) 3.distrust- to regard with doubt or suspicion/the ganster distruted the hustler(Page 3) 4.Secular-of or pertaining to worldly things or to things that are notregarded as religious, spiritual, or sacred/the man was secular(page 3) 5.ardor- great warmth of feeling/ lots of girls ador me (page 3) 6.impregnable- strong enough to resist or withstand attack/the army was inpregnable. (Page 3)
5: 1.picturings- a visual representation of a person, object, or scene, as apainting, drawing, photograph, etc./I carry a picture of my grandchild in my wallet. (page 4)
6: Quotes | “He had burned several times to enlist. Tales of great movements shook the land. They might not be distinctly Homeric, but there seemed to be much glory in them. He had read of marches, sieges, conflicts, and he had longed to see it all. His busy mind had drawn for him large pictures extravagant in color, lurid with breathless deeds.” (, p. 16.) Henry’s nave view of war before he enlists.
7: “The youth had been taught that a man became another thing in a battle. He saw his salvation in such a change.” (, p. 37. ) Henry’s thoughts on the eve of his first battle.
8: 3. “As he gazed around him the youth felt a flash of astonishment at the blue, pure sky and the sun gleaming on the trees and fields. It was surprising that Nature had gone tranquilly on with her golden process in the midst of so much devilment.” ( p. 50) Henry’s observations after he has successfully come through his very first test in battle.
9: . “He wished that he, too, had a wound, a red badge of courage.” ( p. 67.) Henry as he accompanies the procession of wounded men.
10: “A serious prophet upon predicting a flood should be the first man to climb a tree.” (p. 80. ) Henry justifies his cowardice by imagining that his army was facing defeat anyway.
11: “He seemed no more to be continually regarding the proportions of his personal prowess. He was not furious at small words that pricked his conceits. He was no more a loud young soldier. There was about him now a fine reliance. He showed a quiet belief in his purposes and his abilities. And this inward confidence evidently enabled him to be indifferent to little words of other men aimed at him.” ( pp. 96-97.) Henry observing the change that has taken place in his friend Wilson.