Characteristics Of Brother In The Scarlet Ibis

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The “Scarlet Ibis” is a short story about two brothers, Doodle and Brother. At the beginning Brother does not love Doodle like most siblings would, but as the story progresses Brother shifts from being cruel and selfish to being loving and caring. Brother is portrayed as cruel, selfish, and loving. He is all three of these characteristics throughout different parts of the story. Although the name “Brother” may not be his name, it is assumed that he is called “Brother” because the story did not mention otherwise. Brother can be characterized as cruel, and mean. Although the story starts and Brother wants a younger sibling, once he is given one he is very cruel to him. Doodle is fragile when born, and most thought he was going to die. However,

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