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    professionalism. The text is a masterpiece reality expressed through the creation of characters representatives of society and day to day living. Symbolic use of characters and human titles plays a key role in delivering the message of the author. Stephen Crane, the author exploits the power of harmony to establish a relationship where every individual is a unit within a literally functional setting. The author speaks about significant issues in society; more so, about the events that have affected his

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    naturalism in his writing. For example, from The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane, he states, “He developed the acute exacerbation of a pestered animal, a well-meaning cow worried by dogs.” Represents a naturalistic state of mind, but nevertheless, he mostly relies on romanticism. Naturalism, nature doesn’t care. It’s every animal for themselves. As for the Romantic side of things, from The Veteran by Stephen Crane, he writes, “When the roof fell in, a great funnel of smoke swarmed toward

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    The Open Boat, written by Stephen Crane is discusses the journey of four survivors that were involved in a ship wreck. The oiler, the cook, the captain, and the correspondent are the survivors that make onto a dingey and struggle to survive the roaring waves of the ocean. They happen to come across land after being stranded in the ocean for two days and start to feel a sense of hope that they would be rescued anytime soon. They began feeling down as they realize nobody was going to rescue them and

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    idea of fate, the idea that no matter how much a person tries to survive, nature ultimately chooses the person’s path of life. The short story, “The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane illustrates the relationship between nature and man and how nature’s indifference towards man’s effort for survival. In this account, the narrator, Stephen Crane explains to the readers that no matter how hard one tries to fight nature in order to survive, at the end nature will ultimately take its course and kill off the unwanted

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    Quincy Fargo McClellan English 9 3/12/17 Without a Name “An Episode of War” by Stephen Crane is a short story about a lieutenant in an unnamed war during the late 1890s being shot during an everyday routine. While it is not out of the ordinary to be shot during a war, a note sticks out: the gritty reality of war tends to glob soldiers of all ranks together to form a nameless mass which Crane emphasizes. The lieutenant has no name, the war has no name, the soldiers have no name, nothing. Everyone

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    endured in the war. Stephen Crane uses figurative language in both his poem and short story to prove that war is very violent and dangerous. Crane shows his readers different perspectives of the war in order to show his readers what war is really like. Stephen Crane uses irony in “War is Kind” and “A Mystery of Heroism” to reveal that he is against the war by using figurative language and by showing different perspectives of the war. Stephen Crane uses irony

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    theme of man with the mindset that he is the superior being in control. Around the 1830s, literature took a turn from the romantic view of the world to a more natural take of the universe. One of the better portrayals of this naturalistic view is Stephen Crane’s “The Open Boat” in which the short story exhibits the lives of four men cast out at sea after their steamer, the Commodore, sank and they were then forced to take refuge in a life boat. This story follows the men through the focalizing viewpoint

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    Undoubtedly, Stephen Crane’s Open Boat’ is regarded as one of the finest and most intriguing short story written by an author with a naturalistic point of view or perspective. Stephen sets up the story based on his real life experience thereby bringing out the intrinsic reality to his audience using symbolism, poetry, and imagery. Perhaps the most intriguing naturalistic approach of ‘the Open Boat’ is the way Stephen expresses the themes in the short story with an ironic twist regarding the vastness

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    determined to survive. Crane automatically sets the scene for this story by telling us there’s nothing appealing about one fighting for their life. “The Open Boat” is a short story written by Steven Crane about four men stranded on a dinghy after their boat had sunk overnight. The four stranded men in this story were a correspondent, an oiler, a cook and a captain. The men were having trouble staying alive because at first, they had no hope for survival. Naturalist themes occur in Stephen Crane's “The Open

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    distant past, discrimination was very prominent in American society. For example, Stephen Crane’s widely read short story, “The Blue Hotel”, exhibits many situations where discrimination drives the plot forward. Within the first few paragraphs of “The Blue Hotel,” the reader is promptly introduced to a situation in which discrimination occurs, due to the description of the Palace Hotel. The author, Stephen Crane, describes the color scheme of the hotel, which points out how different the hotel

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