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  • Doodle's Brother
    530 words
    Blood is thicker than water, but sometimes pride is thicker than both. Such is the case with James Hurst's 'The Scarlet Ibis. ' This is a dramatic short story about two brothers, in which the older brother manipulates and is later responsible for the death of his younger brother, Doodle. These actions proved that he did not love Doodle. Doodle's brother was never able to accept him for who he was. Even very early in the story, shortly after Doodle was born. His brother's unhappiness with Doodle ...
  • Brother's Confidence In Doodle
    673 words
    Double Edged Sword As one's life begins its growth, it also comes to an end. That person is Doodle and his life and death are centered around his egotistical brother. A boy named Doodle is doomed to death after being diagnosed with a strange disorder. This disorder confines Doodle to his deathbed for the rest of his life, until Brother steps in. Brother encourages Doodle to disregard his fate and live a normal life. Brother does this only for the sake of his pride though, not for Doodle. As Brot...
  • Doodle's Brother At First In The Story
    402 words
    The short story "The Scarlet Ibis", by James Hurst was about a boy named William Armstrong, and his brother. William Armstrong was crippled when he was born and he cannot walk. His brother than calls him doodle, because that name would fit him better. But as Doodle got older, and every time his brother has to go somewhere, he would have to take doodle with him too. His brother got annoyed so he taught doodle how to walk. Doodle's brother didn't teach doodle how to walk because he felt sorry for ...
  • Doodle And His Brother
    427 words
    The Scarlet Ibis Brotherhood can either be 'the state or quality of being a brother, oran association of men united in a common interest, work, etc., as a fraternity. ' That statement says that someone really does not need to have another sibling to be a brother. Friends can act like brothers, or people in a fraternity can be brothers. I am in DeMo lay and all the other members are considered my brothers. We all work together to accomplish things, and we never let people down. Brothers are peopl...
  • Doodle's Brother
    264 words
    In the story 'The Scarlet Ibis' by James Hurst a young handicapped by is born with a large head, a small body, and a weak heart. As time goes on, Doodle overcomes many obstacles with the help of his older brother. Doodle, the handicapped boy, is mentally developed slower and is challenged to learn how to walk with the help of his brother, six years older than he is. Doodle's brother didn't want to take Doodle everywhere in a go-kart, so the both of them were determined to make Doodle walk by his...
  • Scarlet Ibis Brother And Doodle Relationship
    297 words
    The Scarlet Ibis In the "Scarlet Ibis" Brother helped his little brother Doodle live life to the fullest. Brother was responsible for Doodle's life and his death. Brother was usually good to Doodle and also mean to Doodle. When Brother was mean to Doodle he was very mean. Brother was a good person. In fact he Doodle how to walk. This show he wanted help Doodle so that he would not be dumb. Brother cared about Doodle a lot that is why he taught Doodle to walk. Brother shared all the places he lov...
  • Doodle's Determination In The Short Story
    391 words
    Doodle's Determination In the short story "The Scarlet Ibis" by James Hurst, Doodle is an 'ugly duckling " of a little boy and an invalid. Despised by, and an embarrassment to his older brother, Doodle is a seeming candidate for low self-esteem. He has no friends and rarely leaves the house. His older brother begins to take interest in Doodle's physical progress and takes him under his wing. Through Doodle's battle to earn his brothers respect he shows extreme courage ad determination. Doodle is...

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