The relationship shared by siblings is often complicated. We often have expectations for our siblings and we are disappointed when these expectations are not met. In James Hurst's short story “The Scarlet Ibis” Brother’s expectations were not met when it came to his younger brother Doodle. Brother’s actions killed Doodle because he pushed Doodle too hard to conform to normality, secretly wanted to kill Doodle, and he left a scared Doodle in a storm out of spite.
Pushing Doodle too hard to be normal slowly killed him because it made him try too hard. For example, when Doodle was born the doctor told the family
that he might not be like other kids and if Doodle strains too hard it could stop his heart. Brother still taught him to walk not for