The Red Badge of Courage

The imagery at the chapter's end depicted what?

A) man's indifference B) nature's indifference C) the sun's intolerance D) that nature, too, could paste a mirror image of man's unsweetened plight

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"The red sun was pasted in the sky like a wafer."

The youth is speaking of Jim who has just died; Jim has uttered the word 'God,' and the youth shakes his feet and says 'hell.' The imagery of the red sun and the wafer depicts both heaven and hell in the sky.


The Red Badge of Courage