This shows when Brother states, “Doodle and I spent lots of time thinking about our future” (Hurst). The story showed from the beginning that Doodle was in his Brother’s mind a lot. Brother wanted the best for his sibling because he didn’t want to be known as “the boy with the crippled brother”, but also, he wants Doodle to be able to enjoy the may gifts of life.
Beknownst to the older brother, Doodle was a good brother. In the short story “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst, Doodle is an excellent brother because he is caring and forgiving. One of Doodle attributes was his ability to forgive. On
This proves that Odysseus is very selfish in his seemingly heroic ways. As Odysseus exhibits selfishness during his journey, he also has remained loyal and committed to his wife and children. He reveals more true heroic traits than not. He also shows loyalty to his soldiers by keeping them alive throughout his devastatingly long adventure. He loves his wife and children and also provides for and cares for the men who help him fight.
Atticus has good morals, loves his children, respects everyone, and always keeps his promises which are good traits for anybody to have. Atticus was a fantastic lawyer, and worked extremely hard. When an inconvenience came around, and Bob Ewell spat in his face for defending a black man, Atticus just made a joke about it and didn’t let it bother him. “I wish Bob Ewell wouldn’t chew tobacco”(Lee 217). While Mr. Ewell exasperated his kids,
The narrator is a representation of society. He is civilians that will not wait for the less fortunate or challenged individuals. He is people who do not want to deal with realities because they are inconvenient. He eventually realizes Doodle is not a hurdle in his life but his brother to be embrace. He puts effort into teaching Doodle to walk and swim, but even then he is cruel to his brother.
James Hurst’s short story ” The Scarlet Ibis” tells a story about two brothers who have mixed feelings for each other. Doodle, crippled and mental, really loves his brother and all he wants is to please his brother and his family. Unfortunately, his brother doesn’t like him because he wanted a brother he could play with. He also believes that Doodle is a burden to him because he has to take him wherever he goes and has to take care of him. The theme of “ The Scarlet Ibis” is that too much pride can be destructive.
His family and the idea of love, in general, is frequently visited. Will does love his father, but was afraid Edward doesn 't love him (the same fear Edward has about Will). The love that Edward and Sandra shared was incredibly strong, proven by their simple interactions, but especially through
This proves how much father loves Christopher because he will sacrifice hugging his son for the most part and that should hurt a lot not being able to hug his son. There are lots of sacrifices Christopher’s father makes for his son, like not being able to hug him, or having to deal with him being “different” but he sacrifices it all because he loves Christopher. Furthermore, Christopher’s father is not perfect. He makes mistakes, some really big ones. Father hid Christopher’s mother from him for a really long time, but he did it to protect Christopher because he loves him and won’t let anything bad happen to Christopher.
Atticus Finch is the father of Jem and the scout, he was passionate about many things, but the one thing he showed most passion for was being true to himself and his kids. In the book he is portrayed as a good man of Maycomb city. Being true to himself and his kids means he will fight for his beliefs and be honest even when things are ugly.
Human nature and pride show when an individual has traits of humanity, and responsibility is other needed. Atticus didn't give up on his visions throughout the novel, and this is very important to the younger readers, because his character was a role model to many. "Then Mr. Underwood’s meaning became clear: Atticus had used every tool available to free men to save Tom Robinson, but in the secret courts of men’s hearts, Atticus had no case. Tom was a dead man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth and screamed," (Lee 82). This quote explains that not many people believed in Atticus, but he believed in himself and his case, and that's what mattered in the long run.