The Question and Answer section for The Scarlet Ibis is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Examples from the text:
A grindstone stands where the bleeding tree stood, just outside the kitchen door, and now if an oriole sings in the elm, its song seems to die up in the leaves, a silvery dust.
It was covered with a film of Paris green...
Both are described using the color red.
From the text:
He was born when I was six and was, from the outset, a disappointment. He seemed all head, with a tiny body which was red and shriveled like an old man's. Everybody thought he was going to die-everybody except Aunt Nicey, who had...