Doodle's Life In The Scarlet Ibis

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Imagine having a condition in which you aren’t supposed to exercise frequently, and you are not normal like everyone else. A boy named Doodle from the book, The Scarlet Ibis, was born with that kind of syndrome. He had to face many trials throughout his life, which unfortunately led to his death. In the story, I believe it was the brother’s fault for Doodle’s death because he should’ve been acceptive of his condition, not have pushed him that hard to become normal and waited for him in the storm. To begin with, Doodle’s older brother should have accepted Doodle’s abnormal condition. The brother acted as if he was embarrassed that Doodle wasn’t normal like him. He wanted Doodle to be able to play with him, but at first Doodle was unable to walk. As the years passed, Doodle’s brother was still unsatisfied that Doodle wasn’t running through the fields with him or having pretend fights against him. Eventually, Doodle’s brother taught him to walk. However, I feel that his brother should have been understanding of Doodle’s condition since he couldn’t control it. In addition, Doodle’s brother was constantly pushing Doodle to become strong and normal like the other children. If Doodle would have …show more content…
The two of them had been riding a canoe in the creek when they realized a storm was quickly approaching. Crack! Lightning struck everywhere and booms of thunder shook the ground. Doodle and his brother bolted through the field to their house. With Doodle’s condition, he was unable to keep up any longer. His brother noticed he wasn’t running behind him anymore, but didn’t stop to help him. Eventually Doodle’s brother went back to get him, but tragically Doodle had died. He passed away from being over-exerted by his older brother. Doodle’s brother should’ve went back and helped him return home safely, however Doodle sadly lost his

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