The Narrator Struggle In 'The Scarlet Ibis'
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Published: Oct 27th, 2016
The short story The Scarlet Ibis also demonstrates how the narrator’s one choice of leaving his brother in the woods is regrettable. School is starting soon for Doodle and the narrator wants to teach Doodle to run so he will “fit” in. But, when Doodle is not able to accomplish these activities in time the narrator becomes spiteful. The narrator believes Doodle being not being able to run is in his head and purposely runs faster and ahead of Doodle to make Doodle strive to catch up with him. Soon after Doodle collapses, instead of turning around to help him, the narrator chooses to leave him behind in the forest. But, the spitefulness of the narrator eventually subsides and he goes back to help Doodle. When the narrator is finally in view of