The Scarlet Ibis Literary Criticism

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RIad Halabi Literature Essay The Scarlet Ibis The narrator has love for his brother but as well as hate, although he teaches his brother how to walk, he does it for a reason, his own wellbeing. The he narrator doesn’t want to look bad with his disabled brother so he decides to teach him how to walk. During the time he spent with his brother he began to get attached to him and to feel guilty and cruelty. For example: when the narrator forced Doodle to touch his old coffin, he felt guilty and cruelty although he didn’t stop he continued to force him to touch it. The narrator’s feelings weren’t exactly shown but because we had a first person narrator we could hear his thoughts. He obviously regrets pushing him to hard because it eventually

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