The Scarlet Ibis Rhetorical Analysis

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Argumentative essay “THE SCARLET IBIS.”
“There are two kinds of pride both good and bad ‘good pride’ represents our dignity and self-respect ’bad pride’ is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks conceit and arrogance." John C. Maxwell a contemporary author and inspirational speaker enlightens the reader with his profound view about pride this life coach inspires individuals to be aware of the two faces of pride both good and bad. Pride can be a good and bad thing to possess therefore, pride is an unattractive thing to possess as a human because you can hurt family and friends and hurt yourself, and hurt relationships close to you.
While pride can be a good thing, it can also be an unattractive quality to possess. “I should have already admitted defeat but my pride wouldn’t let me. It was too late to turn back now for we both wandered too far into the net of expectations and left no crumbs behind (pg174).”The article shows that pride can be a driving force in achieving goals no matter the situation and the older brother wouldn’t give up trying to train Doodle, Doodle was getting hurt and that pride can cause pain to someone you love. “When Doodle was five years old I was embarrassed at …show more content…

In the end pride is a unattractive quality to possess.
Pride can inspire a person to persevere through tough and difficult situations. It can also destroy your relationship from that person you are trying to help. The text is important because it gives an example of how pride can be a unattractive quality to possess. The narrator was trying to help Doodle walk and not make him-self look like a fool but it actually hurts Doodle in the long run. Therefore, pride is a unattractive quality to possess as a person because you can hurt your family and friends and hurt yourself, and hurt relationships close to

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