Scarlet Ibis And Frankenstein: Comparison

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The “Scarlet Ibis” and Frankenstein Comparison Imagine working so hard to get what you want, only to realize your work was in vain. When wanting something so bad, people let emotions take over, not thinking about the big picture. In Hurst's “The Scarlet Ibis”, and Shelly’s Frankenstein, the main character leaves their work in a no-win situation. In James Hurst’s short story, “The Scarlet Ibis” the narrator teaches his brother to walk because of his selfish desires. When asked why he wants to teach his brother to walk he says he does not want to do more work. “So I won’t have to haul you around all the time”(Hurst 1). Clearly the narrator teaches his brother to walk not because of compassion, but because of greed. During the middle of the thunderstorm,

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