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The Scarlet Ibis And The Sniper Comparison

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The Sniper is a short story about war and regret written by Liam O’Flaherty. The Scarlet Ibis is also a short story by James Hurst with a self war and regret. The characters in each story have similar characteristics, such as war, brotherhood, and regret, despite the fact that they were written by different authors.
In The Sniper and the Scarlet Ibis have characters that are going through war. In The Sniper, the nameless character was going through a real war, in combat. He had to shoot people because it was his job. In the text, the story says “A machine gun tore up the ground around him with a hail of bullets.” This proves that he was going through an actual war. The character was facing life or death in a real war, while the character in The Scarlet Ibis was only facing a self war against his pride. In The Scarlet Ibis, the main character is fighting a war against himself. He feels love for his brother, but he also wants to be accepted. He doesn’t
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In The Scarlet Ibis, the brother does have love for Doodle. Because of his love, but also because of his pride, he decided to teach his brother to walk and rename him. “It was I who renamed him.” Brotherly love is showed here when he decided to rename him. He cared enough for his brother to lower people’s expectations because he was crippled. He did not want people to expect a lot from his brother, because he said “ Nobody expects much for someone named Doodle.” He is implying that he helped his brother by choosing a more suitable name for him. Brotherhood is shown differently in The Sniper. In The Sniper, the sniper shoots a man that is on the enemy’s side. “What the sniper did not know is that the enemy was his brother. “Then the sniper turned over the dead body and looked into his brother’s face,” said the text from The Sniper. When he looked into the eye’s of his brother, he must have expressed
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