The Red Badge of Comprehension: Understanding Similes in Context

Unit 10: Literacy: The Reality of It All--Realism in the American Story
Lesson 2 of 6

Objective: SWBAT interpret the figures of speech in context and analyze their role in Stephen Crane's "The Red Badge of Courage" through a close reading and discussion.

Big Idea: General Sherman may have said "War is Hell," but Stephen Crane's descriptive language proves it.

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English / Language Arts, Group Communication and Discussion, figures of speech, Stephen, simile, The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane
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