Lit Elements In The Scarlet Ibis By James Hurst

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Scarlet Ibis Lit Elements
Marc Brown once said “Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.” Everyone who has siblings don't really like each other. They fight alot but truly love each other and will help them even if it's because they are embarrassed of them. This is in essence the story of Doodle and his brother, the narrator, in James Hurst’s short story, “The Scarlet Ibis”. In the end of the story Doodle ends up dying and through the use of symbolism and imagery. Hurst shows the tone of mournfulness.
Hurst utilized symbolism in his short story, “The Scarlet Ibis” to help create this tone. One example of symbolism would be the use of the color red and another would be the scarlet ibis.
Use of the color red was brought

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