Dooleon's Brother Quotes With Page Numbers

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Doodles brother is responsible for the death of his own brother. Three big reasons that led me to believe this is that he always wanted doodle gone from the beginning, he was ashamed and very embarrassed of having a disabled brother, and that he only helped doodle for his own personal benefit. All of those show why he left his brother in that storm to die. From doodles birth his brother never liked him or cared about him and wanted him gone. One example is “i began to make plans to kill him by smothering him with a pillow.” (page 2 paragraph 2). The fact that he plotted to murder him just because of his disabilities was mind blowing and very sad. Another reason is “that streak of cruelty within me awakened.”( page 11 paragraph 4). Brothers cruelty came back to him and he left his brother back in the storm to die instead of helping him. The last example is “I took him by the arms and stood him up. He collapsed on to the grass like a half empty flour sack. It was as if he had no bones in his …show more content…

First example is ”doodle walked only because i was ashamed of having a crippled brother.” (pg 6 paragraph 3). It is crazy that he would do so much just so that he wouldn't have to deal with a crippled brother that he is ashamed of for something that isn't his fault. One of their conversations were “Do you want to be different from everybody else when you start school? Said brother Does it make any difference? Said doodle It certainly does. said brother” the narrator wanted so badly for his brother to be normal for school that he didn't care what it took so know one would know his brother was disabled. (pg 8 paragraph 4 and 5). One time brother even said “I was embarrassed at having a brother of that age who couldn't walk.”(pg 4 paragraph 7). This gives yet another example of brother being embarrassed of his brother over something his brother can't

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