The story is about two brothers brothers who are very different. Doodle, the younger brother is very attached to Brother, his older brother, Brother is embarrassed of Doodle because has physical and mental problems that keep him from doing stuff that “normal” people can do. Brothers pride destroyed his relationship with Doodle by abusing Doodle, Forcing Doodle to learn to walk and swim when he didn’t feel safe doing so, and doing something that the doctor had said not to do, killing Doodle.
The main reason for this conflict is Darry wanting to do the best for his family. Sometimes, Darry yells at his brother in a somewhat overly-aggressive way, which is the reason why Ponyboy is in conflict with his brother. An example of this conflict in action is when Darry ends up scolding his family like in this quote,”I didn’t think, I forgot. That’s all I hear out of you. Can’t you think of anything.” Textual evidence of why this conflict developed is well displayed in this quote from page 98.
In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton the character Darrel Curtis is unquestionably influenced by his gang as it prevents him from being successful to becoming the father of the gang, and overall being someone to look up to. Darrel, or Darry has always wanted to become something amazing in life, but sadly when his parents died in a fatal car crash, he was left to raise his two younger brothers, Sodapop, and Ponyboy. More specifically, Darrel chooses his gang over his potential future to care for his friends but sadly, “. . .
Troy states that his father was greedy and would put his own personal needs above the needs of the family. This, in turn, caused Troy 's mother to abandon him, leaving him without love from a parent or anyone to show him the correct way to treat females, a sin that affects his relationship with Rose as an adult. His father 's treatment of Troy made Troy believe there was more to his suffering than what was humanly possible "The gal jumped and run off...and when my daddy turned to face me, I could see why the devil had never come to get him...cause he was the devil himself"(Wilson 52).This metaphor used by Troy, adds a certain weight to the gravity of his situation as a teen. His father wasn 't just cruel but was the devil, a symbol of pure hate and all evil. The way Troy 's father treated him would cause Troy to run away at a young age and would be forced to steal and rob.
As he puts himself into a position of suicide. The gang is troubled as they have just lost two people who they could almost consider family. This can relate because it shows how people in this world must stay together even through the hardest times, and the distraught cannot pull them
The storm started to come down, so they took off for home. I heard Doodle who had fallen behind, cry out, “Brother, Brother, don’t leave me! Don’t leave me!” (Hurst 6). Good brothers would come back and get their brother if he was screaming. Brother leaving Doodle behind when he was screaming just shows that he wasn’t being nice enough to his brother.
This poor innocent baby who doesn't know, that his dad just thinks of him as a thing not his son. It changes the reread perspective of Martin making him the bad guy of the story. Another phrase is “ you just wish he'd go away…. Not half of him all of him,” when Isabel shouts this at Martin, it makes the reader feel sad about how Martin thinks of his son as a burden. Isabel is crying at this point and Martin is leaving the room trying to avoid her.
The Scarlet Ibis and Sucker are two amazing short stories, you can put them in comparison and see that they have numerous similarities and differences. In these stories the two main characters never truly felt like they were part of their family. They were emotionally abused by their brothers which made them continuously feel like they didn't belong. In the end it drove these characters Doodle and Sucker to their death, or put a huge impact to their personalities. In what ways do these two stories, share these similarities, and what are their differences?
A second event such as this was the time when Eli confronted his father about his deception. Another, such as this was the time when Rex tried to keep the family from escaping the compound towards the end of the novel, by any means necessary, even when the family disagreed with his morals. Rex is a megalomaniac, and his society sees his ethical implications as absurd and immoral. Rex cloned new sons and daughters, and planned to use them as food for the other family members. He called them Supplements, created him as a last resort for food for his existing family, when they inevitably run out of food.
In the novel entitled The Outsiders, written by S.E. Hinton, fourteen year old Ponyboy Curtis is faced with the deaths of his beloved parents. Now under the care of his oldest brother Darry, Ponyboy and his other brother, Sodapop, are forced to stay out of trouble to avoid being taken away to a boys’ home. However, these brothers are members of a gang referred to as “greasers”, which poses a threat to their good reputation. Throughout the novel, Ponyboy struggles to determine whether or not it would benefit his brothers if he were to be taken away to a home.