Symbolism In The Scarlet Ibis By James Hurst

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In the short story, “The Scarlet Ibis,” by James Hurst creates Symbolism Between the Scarlet Ibis and Doodle. In the beginning, Doodle was born and no one thought he would make it because he was born week, but he made it and soon learned to crawl, and walked when he was 5. But one day when Doodle’s older brother started to run to the out in frustration that his plans did not work to make Dootle like normal children and left him behind. When he went back for him Dootle had died. In this part of the story Doodle’s family hears a bird outside to find a bird. “‘It looks tired,’ daddy added, ‘or maybe sick.’... At that moment the bird began to flutter, but the wings were uncoordinated, and amid flapping and spray of feathers, it tumbled down, bumping

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