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Unformatted text preview: Main Characters : Henry Fleming. Henry, the main character, is a young Union soldier enlistee. He enters the army with strong romantic feelings about war. After experiencing the realities of army life, he becomes plagued by doubts and fears. The Loud Soldier (Wilson). Wilson is Henrys friend. He takes care of Henrys head injury The Tall Soldier/The Spectral Soldier (Jim Conklin). Jim is a positive, confident Union soldier who lifts the spirits of the younger soldiers. However, Jim is mortally wounded in the first battle, and Henry watches him die in the field. His death has a profound, depressing effect on Henry. Setting : SETTING An unspecified time during the Civil War; the battle described in the novel is most likely a fictional account of the Battle at Chancellorsville, which took place May 26, 1863....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course SOC 1301 taught by Professor Mr.t during the Spring '08 term at Tyler College.
- Spring '08
- The Red Badge of Courage, narrator, Henry Fleming, dead soldier