The Red Badge of Courage

In this chapter, Henry evaluates himself. What does he decide?

A. His public deeds in battle were good.

B. His treatment of the tattered soldier was justifiable and okay.

C. He still wishes he had been killed early on in the fighting.

D. His life isn't worth living because of his shameful retreat and his unkind treatment of the tattered soldier.

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I'm going to have to go with D. In this chapter Henry struggled with his guilt over his treatment of the tattered soldier and his desertion, but he ultimately understood that he had matured, and that he'd left the frightened boy behind.