An example of the bright tales was about “about named Peter who had a peacock with a ten-foot tail.
Peter wore a robe that glittered so brightly that when he walked through the sunflowers they turned away from the sun to face him.
The boy is strained that he has to take notice of such conditions of his brother.
Due to Doodle’s abnormality, the boy constantly tries to change Doodle to live up to the typical person he sees in society.
In the boy’s opinion, Doodle could not live up to such a superior label; consequently, he gives his brother a name that reflects low standards and expectations.
In addition, the boy considers Doodle to be inferior because he became a burden.This section shows how the boy longs for a brother who can play and interact with him like other people’s siblings.Also, he views Doodle as an inferior individual in which he cannot accept.Theme of Bias in “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst Acceptance of an individual is important regardless of disabilities and other disadvantages.This idea is perfectly presented in James Hurst’s short story, “The Scarlet Ibis.When Doodle succeeded in walking, the boy wants to “teach him how to run, to swim, to climb trees, and to fight” (599).Even though Doodle has thrived the in the boy’s previous plans, the boy is still not pleased with Doodle’s advancement towards society’s standards.In the “Scarlet Ibis,” the narrator’s feeling of embarrassment about his confined brother creates a motivation for improving Doodle’s physical state, but at the same time, damaging his health.When Doodle survives everyone’s doubts about his living, his brother finds a way to push Doodle’s physical limit to make him more of the brother he have in mind.During Doodle’s toddler years, the boy feels disappointment because Doodle wasn’t capable of accomplishing brotherly conventions.He proves this when he states that he “wants more than anything else someone to race to Horsehead Landing, someone to box with, and someone to perch with in the top fork of the great pine” (595).