Scene 1 "…red, eyelike gleam of hostile camp fires." Crane, The Red Badge of Courage.
27. Scene 156 "The procession of weary soldiers became a bedraggled train, despondent and muttering, marching with churning effort in a trough of liquid brown mud under a low, wretched sky." Crane, The Red Badge of Courage.
Scene 25 "The puff their bombs threw up looked small and harmless and the planes would be almost out of sight when the noise of the explosions came back over the water." Mailer, The Naked and the Dead.
Scene 91 "The jungle was hushed, ominous, with a commanding silence that stilled his breath…and abruptly the utter vacuum was broken and he was conscious of all the sounds of the night woods—the crickets and frogs and lizards thrumming the brush, the soughing of the trees." Mailer, The Naked and the Dead.
Scene 106 "Once or twice a flare filtered a wan and delicate bluish light over them…in the brief moment it lasted, they were caught at their guns in classic straining motions that had the form and beauty of a frieze." Mailer, The Naked and the Dead.
Scene 122 ".In the light of the flare, the bodies looked as limp and unhuman as bags of grain." Mailer, The Naked and the Dead.