The Red Badge of Courage

As Chapter 16 opens, how does Crane use imagery to appeal to the sense of hearing rather than sight?

The Red Badge of Courage

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The opening paragraphs of Chapter 16 allude to the sounds of battle.

"A SPUTTERING OF MUSKETRY was always to be heard."

"....the cannon had entered the dis-pute."

"In the fog-filled air their voices made a thudding sound. The reverberations were continued."


The Red badge of Courage/ Chapter 16