Lauren Owen English 9 Honors 17 September 2013 The Scarlet Ibis: ..
As for Doodle's handicap, perhaps the parents just accepted the fact that Doodle could die anyway.
Why did the family let Doodle struggle and bury the Scarlet Ibis all by himself, especially while he felt like he did?
My answer: Doodle was going through a time where he connected with the Scarlet Ibis and maybe the family felt to give him space.
We have to write an essay on the scarlet ibis.
Then, when Max doesn't do what he was asked to, the Grinch keeps getting him to do it.
In "The Scarlet Ibis", the brother, in a way, "forces" Doodle to walk, then more physically exerting activities.
"For a long time, it seemed forever, I lay there crying, sheltering my fallen scarlet ibis from the heresy of rain."
"The last graveyard flowers were blooming, and their smell drifted across the cotton field and through every room of our house, speaking softy the names of our dead."
Warning: Spoiler Alert
"Doodle was just about the craziest brother a boy every had.