The Scarlet Ibis by James Hurst

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How does the narrator describe Doodle in The Scarlet Ibis?

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The main thing about the description that is important is that the narrator is disappointed in Doodle.  Clearly, he expected a brother who could play with him, and when Doodle is born, he realizes that will not be the case.  “He was born when I was six and was, from the outset, a disappointment.”  He describes Doodle as having a big head, with a tiny, red, shriveled...

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