Essay On Doodle's Death In The Scarlet Ibis By James Hurst

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In the story “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst there is a day where Doodle is brought to the barn loft and made to touch his casket, this is foreshadowing the upcoming event of Doodle’s death. First and foremost the fact that Doodle is being forced to touch his poison covered coffin by his brother is a representation of Doodle being pushed to the limit. The day he dies is the day brother pushes him over the edge, he makes Doodle work to point where he starts to cry. It begins with brother making “Doodle row back against the tide.”(5). Doodle was already too tired to swim before getting in the boat and it is to hard for him to run. However his brother starts to run. Pushing Doodle farther than he can go. Afterwards Doodle starts to shout “Don 't
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