Essay On The Pride Of Brother Doodle

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While the pride of Brother fills him with the undying effort or pressure as seen by Doodle, it compels Doodle to perform such action his brother deem is worthy of practicing and performing on the regular. The basis for my argument is the direct mentioning of how Doodle is obviously abnormal to every other child of his age. Falling behind in basic skills, and as well as social ones; Doodle continues to fall short of being regular and brother efforts seems to divulge into pride more than care. Of the many examples that was shown in the short story, I have decided to pull three of them for purpose of giving truth to his self evident pride of Doodle in relation to the struggle that Doodle faces. These examples are as followed; “It was bad enough having an invalid brother, but having one who possibly was not all there was unbearable” (Pg 595). Also, “Sometimes I accidentally turned him over, but he never told Mama” (596). Last of all “When Doodle was five years old, I was embarrassed at having a brother of that age who couldn’t walk” (597). It begins with Brother stating that “It was bad enough having an invalid brother, but having one who possibly was not all there was unbearable” (Pg 595). Referring that being an invalid brother is nothing of excitement or in his case pride. Leading to the idea that without…show more content…
Referring to Doodle in his dire times of being unable to walk to running after being told exactly not to is remarkable and Brother clearly lets his pride blur the lines of what he can and should do for his brother. Leading into the ultimate of this conclusion it should be deemed that out of pride came pressure, and with pressure both physically and mentally came a breaking point; one where a doctor had recommended to stray away from and secure a safe

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