Stephen Crane was born after the war and lived for 28 years. He believed that human beings are ____moved by outer forces, free will is an illusion. He was born in ___ ____, his father was a minister, and he attended Syracuse University. His first novel was Maggie: a ____ ___ __ _____, then he published The ____ _____ of Courage. His free verse was issued in The Black Rider and in ____ ___ _____. His experiences as a reporter in Mexico, the American West, and Florida provided material for "The Blue Hotel" and "The Open _____." He met with famous writers including H.G. Wells, Joseph Conrad and Henry _____. He became ill with _____ and died in Germany. His works express his contempt for war, despite him not experiencing the Civil War firsthand.