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The Red Badge of Courage Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

Consider supplemental readings, movie clips and essays from or about other Civil War, historical fiction. These may include the following: The Killer Angels, by Michael Shaara, Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell, Cold Mountain, by Charles Frazier and Shiloh, by Shelby Foote.

Visit the Library of Congress website for poetry on the Civil War. This may be a good resource for exploring or looking for new themes in the text, or for carrying out found poetry activities.

Visit the related links tab in this guide for an extended list of works by Stephen Crane, and to search for essays and articles about his life and works.

Consider having students read "On the Rainy River," a chapter of...

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