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What is the situational irony occurs at the end of A Mystery of Heroism?

from A Mystery of Heroism by Stephen Crane

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Collins risked his life for the water he never had the chance to consume, and he shared his water with a wounded man. Ironically, though the water no doubt gave some respite to the wounded man.... he died anyway, and Collins..... he risked his life to gain nothing. 


A Mystery of Heroism