Throughout every major time period and every piece of literature there has come to be a stance in the community of the church and how it was displayed to the public eye. The novel, The red badge of courage by Steven Crane, has this imagery of the church and its religion, which is evident in particular instances spread through the novel. Crane uses this imagery not only to entertain the reader with pungent detail, but
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not the religious views of all America, but the views of a small community, seeing as America is one gigantic melting pot of races and religions. This novel focuses on the trials an inexperienced regiment of soldiers faces, and how they cope with them. Some chose to forget the world outside of war, and others turned to God for the answers they seeked. But only those devoted to find alternatives to war became truly enlightened.