He wrote his most famous work The Red Badge of Courage, in 1895, at the age of twenty-four. Much of his work was not recognized as acclaimed writing until The Red Badge of Courage. This novel won him international fame. Because of the realistic and vivid writing, he became well known for his emotional writing about fear, courage, and pride. Although he did not use firsthand experiences as he did in his first novel, he used descriptive words to make believable that he was there for first hand experiences. Crane had never been to war, so he used combat on the football field for his descriptions. It was not until later, after he published his novel that...
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