The Red Badge of Courage

explain how crane makes use of color? is this effective?

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This is a pretty broad question, but it is clear that the most explicit use of color in the novel occurs in the title. The "red badges" Henry witnesses on the battlefield a wide array of attitudes and emotions: jealousy, pity, fear, etc. This imagery is powerful in the sense that it spares no detail in recounting the horrendous reality of war.