The Red Badge of Courage

How does diction create an effect in the chapter 17? With the help of quotes and then explaining the text support?

Book: Red badge of courage

Chapter: 17, From pg 108-111.

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The youth fumes at the approaching enemy. He feels that he deserves a bit of rest and reflection from the trials and tribulations of the day before. The other men do not seem to need this, though, and their energy seems endless. He hates them today, as opposed to the day before, when he fumed against the war gods. Now he rages against the enemy's army. The diction follows Henry's bursts of passive-aggressive emotion. Note the desperation in Henry's attempt to reconcile the violence and chaos of war,

The youth cried out savagely at this statement. He crouched behind a little tree, with his eyes burning hatefully and his teeth set in a curlike snarl. The awkward bandage was still about his head, and upon it, over his wound, there was a spot of dry blood. His hair was wondrously tousled, and some straggling, moving locks hung over the cloth of the bandage down toward his forehead. His jacket and shirt were open at the throat, and exposed his young bronzed neck. There could be seen spasmodic gulpings at his throat. His fingers twined nervously about his rifle. ch 17