Unfortunately, Doodle was no match for his brother’s aggressive and selfish actions. In the end, Brother’s pride is to blame for Doodle’s untimely death. Brother’s pride was responsible for his opinion of Doodle. At times, Brother was kind and loving to Doodle, but the reader soon realizes that the narrator was mostly harsh and cruel to his brother. In the beginning of the story, Brother recounts the day Doodle was born, saying that he was a disappointment as soon as he entered the world.
The Scarlet Ibis In James Hurst short story “The Scarlet Ibis,” he uses the tragic relationship of two brothers to demonstrate the themes of pride and brotherly love. “They did not know that I did for myself; that pride, whose slave I was; spoke to me louder than all their voices, and that Doodle walked only because I was ashamed of having a crippled brother.” Brother only helped Doodle so he won’t be embarrassed. But he also did it to help Doodle out. Then before doodle dies, Brother fells like he didn’t do enough for Doodle or loved him enough (pg.347). “He looked straight at me and grinned”.
(pg.114)” | Christopher’s dad is sorry that he lied to him about his mother being dead and that he felt bad for not giving him the letters. | Christopher got really upset and couldn’t trust his father any more since he lied to him about his own mother being dead. The fact that he couldn’t trust his own father made him not want to talk or live with him. Christopher has based his life on trust and now that the closest person in his life told a huge lie. | “And when I was asleep I had one of my favorite dreams.
Okonkwo was scared of people thinking he was just like his father so he worked hard since he was a child. This made him hate everything his father was made of, which is weakness and being lazy. ”Even as a little boy he had resented his father’s failure and weakness”. (13). when Okonkwo father died he had been in a lot of debt, Okonkwo became obsessed with the idea of manliness in order to get over his father weakness.
This changes the viewers reaction to Chris as at the start, he is very arrogant to his family, but these things shows how he can be compassionate. Another reaction to Chris' personality was his arrogance to his family. His parents looked after him and at the start offered him a car, but he was arrogant about the life he had. He threw it all away, traded the life so many would want for a life in the wild. He realises that his family and the people who were part of his journey cared for him but he rejects their love and goes to live alone.
Response Paper In Jimmy Santiago Baca’s “Crying Poem”, he describes how he wasn’t allowed to cry when he was little because it showed weakness. However, as much as Baca was not allowed to cry he wanted to. He explains how his father used to get mad at him when he felt like crying when he says, “my dad yelled me not to cry, I was terrified, almost killed – but don’t cry, he said”. Jimmy was scared to cry because he would get another beating from his father just like the one he got when he was eight years old. Baca mentions how he felt about not being able to cry when he says, “I want to untie my hands like a tired boxers gloves and lay them down on the table, gripped in their tight clench of defense, and I want to grow new hands open flowers, moistened by my tears”.
First, I will elaborate on the first symbol which is the coffin. This coffin was made for Doddle when they first thought he would not survive. So one day, his brother brought him to show him the coffin and insisted that he touched it. Doddle refused but his brother threatened him that he would leave him if he didn’t. Doddle frightened of being left cried, “Don’t leave me brother, he leaned toward the coffin, his hand trembling, reached out and when he touched the casket, he screamed.” It’s as if he
As a child Hindley treats Heathcliff poorly and always liked to hurt him by hitting him and insulting him, but he always found enjoyment in relaxing with Catherine, Hindley’s Sister. Every since Heathcliff is first brought to the Earnshaws house Hindley has been treating him very badly but Catherine accepted him into the family. Nelly says about Hindley that, “The young master had learned to regard his father as an oppressor rather than a friend, and Heathcliff as a usurper of his parent’s affections and his privileges; and he grew bitter with brooding over these injuries” (31). Hindley did not like Mr. Earnshaw because he always told him not to bother Heathcliff. Hindley always treated Heathcliff very badly for a long time, and Heathcliff began to despise Hindley more and more.
His family suffers when he takes his anger out on them for the simplest things just to prove he is a man. Other tribe members suffer when Okonkwo continues to let them down time after time. Okonkwo’s fear of turning into his father, changes him into a different person that hardly resembles his past characteristics of being a heroic, smart and wealthy warrior. Instead, he changes into a man that cannot respect himself and others. Okonkwo is a clan leader in Umuofia.
After all bullies usually only pick on people they know they can make feel bad to make themselves feel good. Ishmael didn’t feel good about himself, he hated his name he hated hearing the story of how he was born. Ishmael squirmed every time he heard his mother and father tell the story of how he was born and where he got his name from. At school Ishmael spent most of his time, as he says “making himself as small a target as possible” to avoid the bully Barry Bagsley and all the names he called him. Names like Le Spewer, Fishtail Le Sewer and Manure.