'A Cruel Narrator In The Scarlet Ibis'

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Would you ever think a person with a disabled brother would be ashamed of him? Sadly, throughout most of the story the narrator in The Scarlet Ibis” has tried to change him and make him a normal kid. Some of the character traits that the narrator has are that he is generous, ignorant, and dramatic. One of the first things the reader notices is how cruel the narrator is. When the narrator threatens to leave Doodle all by himself. “Then I’ll leave you here all by yourself.” Another way the reader knows the narrator is cruel is when he leaves his fallen brother behind. “I run as fast as I could, leaving him behind with a wall of rain dividing us.” This is cruel because his brother can’t fend for himself because of his disability. These
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