Premium Content Crane's Red Badge of Courage: The Flag
By Anonymous - June 01, 2004
Stephen Crane, in "The Red Badge of Courage", makes numerous references to flags, references that are all fraught with meaning. Flags themselves hold a great deal of symbolic value. They began as a way to distinguish tribes in battle, but came to symbolize "[t]he hopes and aspirations, the joys and sorrows, the romance and chivalry, of the human…
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