Paper: Henry Flemming's Courage and Major Changes in His Life

He rescued them even after he had been injured by one or more of them. When Henry was younger at war, he would always think twice or even more than twice before he went into battle, but the older Henry did not. After Henry thought he had rescued all of the animals and that they were safe, the drunken help reminded him of the colts that he had left in the burning barn. Henry automatically decided that he had to get the colts out of the barn. The crowd of neighbors that had gathered told him that it was too dangerous and that it was just a suicide mission. Henry looked at the burning barn and, knowing that he was risking his life, he said that he had to at least attempt to rescue the colts anyways. When Henry was a youth at war, he always thought twice about every battle and if there was too much danger the he would flee from it. When Henry remembered about the colts and, knowing it was extremely dangerous, still attempted to rescue them, the roof collapsed in on him and he was killed. When Henry was young at war, he was scared of battle and was not willing to die for his country, but the older Henry was courageous and willing to die in order to rescue a few colts from a burning barn. Henry Flemming as a youth was naive and had not matured and these conditions helped in the fact that Henry was not very courageous. He fled from battle and then was terrified of what people might think. He always thought twice before every battle and if there was too much danger then Henry would remove himself from the situation. Then as Henry aged, he became much more courageous and there were many situations to prove that. He had enough courage to admit to being scared, to admit to fleeing from battle, to put himself in danger without thinking twice, and also to die in order to, at least, attempt to rescue. Henry as a youth was more cautious then courageous, and Henry as an older man was more courageous then cautious....