The Red Badge of Courage

why were the simple questions of the tattered man like knives thrust to Henry?

the answer should be in chapter 10

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Henry feels like a coward from running away in battle. He has no wounds like the others. He has not yet been baptized by blood. The tattered man keeps going on about the pain of war and Henry feels ashamed.