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NOTE This essay is EXTREMELY opinionated and fairly brief If you dont share the same views of the story you obviously should NOT use this essay Also if there are any typos I apologize This was written as a thought stream and I tried to catch as many typos as I could I dont have spellcheck by the way Enjoy The Scarlet Ibis The main character iswho Doodle or the narrator Doodle He changes a lot throughout the course of the story At the beginning of the story he basically seems to be the poster child for weakness And yet with the aid of his brothers constant urging he grows to be partially normal by the near-end of the story On the contrary the pushing from his brother that had previously helped him ends up to be his downfall The title-The Scarlet Ibis Lets think symbolically here Scarletredblood danger death evil Doodles brother mentions the knot of cruelty borne by love much as blood sometimes bears the seed of our destruction Blood Theres the scarlet again This story is red From Doodles vermilion neck to the red leaves of the bleeding tree Red red and more RED When Doodle tries to crawlwhat color does he turn RED What color is he at birth Thats right RED What color is his coffin Mahogany a shade of red Hope no longer hid in the dark palmetto thicket but perched like a cardinal in the lacy toothbrush tree brilliantly visible Cardinals are RED beach locusts were singing in the myrtle trees Myrtle treescrepe myrtlescrepe myrtles are reddish And the fact that its a Scarlet Ibis of South America E ruber occasionally seen in the S United States makes it even more significant Scarlet Ibises are obviously rare as is Doodle Doodle is an amazingly creative and wonderful mind trapped in a small insufficient body He would be able to do great things--if he wasnt hindered
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