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  • The Stephen Crane House In Asbury Park
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    American novelist, poet, and short-story writer, b. Newark, N.J. Often designated the first modern American writer, Crane is ranked among the authors who introduced realism into American literature. The 14th child of a Methodist minister, he grew up in Port Jervis, N.Y., and briefly attended Lafayette College and Syracuse Univ. He moved to New York City in 1890 and for five years lived in poverty as a free-lance writer. His first novel, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (1893), a grimly realistic st...
  • Stephen Cranes Red Badge Of Courage
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    Stephen Cranes The Red Badge of Courage is a novel that reflects its time period and the style of its author to a great extent. Also, it was praised for its accuracy. Ironically, Crane lived after the civil war and never served in the military. Stephen Cranes life is portrayed on the web site web Crane, Stephen (1871-1900), American novelist and poet, one of the first American exponents of the naturalistic style of writing. Crane is known for his pessimistic and often brutal portrayals of the hu...
  • Crane's Novel
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    Unique in style and content, the novel explores the emotions of a young Civil War recruit named Henry Fleming. What is most remarkable about this classic is that the twenty-four-year-old author had never witnessed war in his life before writing this book. Crane's story developed to some degree out of his reading of war stories by Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy and the popular memoirs of Civil War veterans, yet he also deviated from these influences in his depiction of war's horror. Critics have no...
  • Top Writers During His Time Crane
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    Stephen Crane was a forerunner of the realistic writers in America after the civil war. His style included the use of impressionism, symbolism, and irony which helped credit him with starting the beginning of modern American Naturalism. Crane's most famous writing is his war novel The Red Badge of Courage. He is also known for the novel Maggie: A Girl of the Streets and short stories such as "The Open Boat" or "The Blue Hotel."Crane utilized his keen observations, as well as personal experiences...
  • Crane's Depictions Of Combat In Red Badge
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    Exploring Human Nature Commonly considered Stephen Crane's greatest accomplishment, The Red Badge of Courage ranks among the foremost literary achievements of the modern era. While the novel was not universally praised, almost without exception Crane's critics marveled at the emotional power of his vivid, visual prose. Crane's journalistic description and ironic understatement comprise a legacy, which has done a great deal in shaping American literature as we know it. In reading about Crane, we ...
  • Steven Cranes The Red Badge Of Courage
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    STEVEN CRANES THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE AFFECTED PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF THE CIVIL WAR Stephen Crane, (1871-1900), was an American novelist and poet, one of the first American writers of the naturalistic style of writing, Crane is known for his pessimistic and often brutal portrayals of the human condition, but his stark realism is relieved by poetic charm and a sympathetic understanding of character. Born in Newark New Jersey, and the son of a Methodist minister, Crane began work in 1891, in New Yo...
  • Bride Comes To Yellow Sky
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    Eastern Influences on the West Stephen Crane's short story "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" is a story about Jack Porter, the town marshal, his new bride and their anticipation of going back to his home of Yellow Sky. The story is told in the omniscient point of view, conflict and setting. It is traditional western literature using parody and realism to depict the influence of the East on the West. The first basic tool of "The Bride comes to Yellow Sky" is the omniscient point of view by the auth...

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