Brother was at fault for Doodle’s death for pushing him too hard. Brother kept running in the rain and he left Doodle behind because he couldn’t keep up. Doodle and Brother were out practicing to make Doodle more normal.
Guilty or Not Can pride be a destructive force? Yes in “The Scarlet ibis” a crippled boy named Doodle died because his brother pushed him too hard Because he couldn 't walk. Others might say that Doodle 's brother did not kill him they will say that he is innocent. I believe that Doodle 's died because of his brother.
Brother made Doodle do things that he thought he should be able to do but his physical condition did not allow him to. It caused a lot of stress to the both of them because they could not handle all that was going on with Brother and Doodle. This did not end well for either because the consequences outweighed the work going into it, such as Doodle collapsing. Doodle was pushed too hard that it became a problem and resulted in the issues proved to be too much for him.
The narrator is responsible for his brother’s death because he allowed his own pride and embarrassment drive him to push Doodle because he was not the same as the other children, he was aggressive toward Doodle and at times abusive, and pushed Doodle too far and didn’t understand his limitations.
Edgar Allen Poe describes the narrator as being very disappointed in Doodle. He was lonely being an only child and wanted a brother to play and be accompanied with. Unfortunately, he got a brother he didn’t want; it was like his brother was not “all there.” When Doodle was born, he had a big head with a tiny, red, shriveled up body. Unable to play, walk, or even stand, Doodle’s brother had to pull him around everywhere with a go-cart, which disappointed and embarrassed the narrator greatly.
Doodle was right behind his brother all of the way so his brothers pride caused him to run faster and away from Doodle to try to push him to see if he could catch to up him. Doodle’s brother was far ahead of him now so he slowed down he began to hear Doodle call out to him saying,“Brother stop help me!” but his pride would not let him turn around and help his brother. When Doodle’s brother made it to the house he started to wait on his brother but he could no longer hear him calling so he ran back to go find him and he found him against a tree dead because his heart had burst.
The towns people were displeased through the book and trying to change his mind about the trail, but Atticus stayed strong. Later on, a mob was after Atticus, on page 203-204 it states,” ‘ Son, I said to go home’ Jem shook his head. ‘I’ll send him home.’
Like Nathan, many kids had fathers who were absent or fleeting. When these fathers did stick around, they were not always the best influences around their sons because they did not know how to be fathers to kids they could have easily had with another women around. With Gaz and Nathan’s relationships, it is almost like the son becomes the father and the father the son as Nathan keeps reminding his dad that stealing is bad, breaking in and entering is wrong, and that causing Gerald to loose his job was rude. Nathan makes his dad give Gerald back the gnome he smashed just like a father would do if his son had damaged one of his friend’s toys. Even as Gaz is walking up and down the streets, he and Dave rate the women they see on a scale of one to ten, and Nathan explains how that’s perverted and gross to do.
Only then, brother could have the sibling that he hoped to have since the beginning. A storm appeared with rushing clouds, and roaring thunder. Brother found Doodle after he selfishly left him because he was disappointed at Doodle for being too weak to swim. Brother narrates, “He was sitting on the ground, his face buried in his arms… He had been bleeding from the mouth.”
Selfish In “The Scarlet Ibis” James Hurst shows that brother’s selfishness characterization that means sometimes can lead people to death, if you become selfish. Brother left Doodle away because Doodle talks to other people. But when Brother comes back to find him, he becomes very scared. “He didn't answer, so i placed my hand on his forehead and lifted his head.
The Narrator of “The Scarlet Ibis” has a disabled brother named Doodle. He had various disabilities and limitations. He could not walk and could barely sit up. Brother never really liked Doodle for many reasons. he was like a burden to him he always had to take him out and watch over him.
Who is responsible for William Doodle Armstrong’s death? His brother. Brother forced Doodle into learning how to be active, when Doodle didn’t think he could, and he didn’t want to. Brother didn’t even want Doodle as his brother because of his disabilities. And, he left Doodle all alone in the storm.
The story, “The Scarlet Ibis”is a story about a young boy in the book who only goes by “Brother” and in the book he has a younger brother named William Armstrong but goes by doodle. The main theme in, “The Scarlet Ibis” is about pride shouldn’t become the main focus in life. Brother contributes to the main theme of pride through the whole story in various different ways. Brother first contributes to the main theme of the book from the start when his brother is born.
In the book “Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst Brother don’t really care about his brother Doodle very much. He don’t like that he is different and doesn’t like that he can’t do anything on his own. But Brother learns to give Doodle a chance and ends up loving him. Brother is a pretty good brother by the end and of the book.
The narrow- mindedness of society in The Scarlet Ibis is portrayed through Brother’s prejudiced attitude towards Doodle. “It was bad enough having an invalid brother..... (pg. 2)” Since the disappointing birth of his younger sibling, Brother has been preoccupied with a major obsessive thought; how shameful it is to have a crippled brother. The need to not be seen as inferior, alongside Doodle, by society motivates Brother to teach his younger sibling to behave normally.