Scarlet Ibis Vs Numbers Man Analysis

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What if novels/poems/short stories did not have any emotion, relationship, morality, loss, choice or survival in them? There are six shared humanity categories: relationship, loss, survival, emotion, choice or morality. Most novels, short stories, and poems at least show one of the six shared humanity categories. Whatever a person reads there will always be a shared humanity category. “The Scarlet Ibis”, How I Live Now, and “Numbers Man” all show at least one of the six shared humanity categories.
In the short story “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst the concept of survival is demonstrated. The narrator 's brother was born with a disability which caused him to not be able to do normal things a child would do. Later on the narrator would begin teaching his brother, Doodle things so he could be like the others at school. The narrator taught Doodle how to walk, so shortly after Doodle was walking the narrator decided to teach him other things. “I began to believe in my own infallibility, and I prepared a terrific development program for him, unknown to mama and daddy, of
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This poem is told from the perspective of an old laptop. His owner got a new computer that was faster, thinner and younger than him. In the second stanza the computer talks about his owner 's new computer, “I have information about him before he left me for his new toy, thinner, younger able to keep up with him.”(Kaye 5-9). The purpose of the loss in this poem is that the old computer can not keep up with the new computer. The character experiences this loss because it is slower and older than the new computer so that is why his owner got a new one. The impact that this loss has on the computer is, now that his owner has a new computer, it makes him upset and mad because the new computer does not know half the stuff the old computer does about it’s owner. “Numbers Man” demonstrates one of the six shared humanity categories,
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