The Scarlet Ibis Brother Character Analysis

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“The real story is not the plot, but how the characters unfold by it,”(Vanna Bonta). Brother, a character from the story “The Scarlet Ibis,” by James Hurst, is a character unlike others from various stories. He is not described as a normal character and he does not find himself to be in a position of unknown power nor does he go on a great adventure. Brother recognizes the “evil” inside of himself and has sociopathic tendencies towards a family member. He shows no signs of guilt towards what he is doing to his brother until it kills him and despite all this, he is neither the hero nor the villain of the narrative. The author’s description of Brother consists mostly of personality traits and feelings. He is known as “Brother” because
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