The Question and Answer section for The Scarlet Ibis is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I think he teaches Doodle when they go to the swamp. Everyone wants to hug the narrator for teaching him, but the narrator begins to cry because he realizes he did not do this for Doodle's sake; he did it for his own pride. He only taught him...
Notice the shift in voice and tone from that of an adult looking back in time to that of the child who was actually there during that long-ago summer. What differences do you notice between this paragraph and the fir
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Doodle is just happy his brother is taking an interest in him, even though his brother is really ashamed to be seen with him, and he is not particularly interested in the swamp.