Examples Of Pride In The Scarlet Ibis

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We are all entitled to our own opinions and no matter what we all view things differently such as pride. If someone were to ask a group of people what pride is, each person would likely give different answers. To help get a better understanding, pride can be a feeling, deep pleasure, or satisfaction derived of one’s own achievements, possessions, or qualities that are widely admired according to the google dictionary. Sure pride may not seem like a bad thing but what about when we have too much? When speaking about it we are also referring to our own standards and dignity. As individuals we all strive for something we want and try our hardest to make it happen without realizing how we can be doing something wrong just so we can feel proud. Just for this reason, this is going to be based off the “Scarlet Ibis” in order to show what pride can do to people and the damaged it can cause. No matter the reason we all want something to be proud of. With the narrator in the “Scarlet Ibis”, he wasn’t proud of his little…show more content…
Nothing is wrong with being proud of something you did. As individuals we tend to act without thinking sometimes. “But all of us must have something or someone to be proud of and Doodle had become mine.” this quote is basically saying that we can’t go through life without something to feel proud of or to have something good happen due to our actions. Right after the narrator said that he states “I did not know pride is such a wonderful,terrible thing, a seed that bears two vines, life and death” after reading this, the narrator clearly states that pride isn’t all great like we expect it to be, We don’t think much about what’s happening in the moment, it’s almost natural to just think about the positive outcome. If we didn’t have any sense of pride where would our standards go? Well, we would still have standards just differently. We can't really tell the difference until we
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