In The Scarlet Ibis, Doodle strives for the goals that his brother sets for him for many reasons, which reflects the conflict in the story. To begin, in The Scarlet Ibis, Doodle strives for these goals because he wants to make his brother proud. Every little sibling wants to feel accepted by their older brothers or sisters, as well as by their parents. When something is expected from you, it is human nature to want to fulfill those expectations. Doodle’s brother says some things that make him want to be a sufficient brother.
It leaves the audience wondering if Happy loved his father more than the worshipped Biff, or if Biff loved his father so much he could not stand to touch the money, knowing that his father had killed himself solely for his benefit. Though the characters in “Death of a Salesman” are often at odds with each other, Willy and his sons love and care for each other in a way worthy of a Shakespearean tragedy.
He grows to love Doodle and their relationship appeared passionate and rewarding, but his underlying motives to help his brother revealed many complications in their relationship. At the time of Doodle’s death, the protagonist was particularly cruel towards him until he is faced with his brother’s disfigured body and “screamed above the body and threw [his] body to the earth.” In this moment, Doodle’s death allows the protagonist to accept his mistakes and finally realize the extent of his cruelty and manipulation in attempt to satisfy his pride. However, death is a final statement, a resolute ending and unfortunately their last moments emphasized the manipulation and cruelty of the protagonist instead of revealing the
Brother is someone that Doodle always looks up to. Brother uses this to persuade Doodle that he must not be different. In conclusion, Brother shows his self-interest in how he treats his younger brother. He treats his younger brother, Doodle, as something to ‘fix’ and he cannot accept his brother as he is. When Doodle finally learns to walk, Brother’s selfish need for a more ‘ideal’ little brother is not satisfied for long.
Doodle's brother would only do this to have control on Doodle and Doodle's actions. This control, which Doodle's brother wanted, gave him enjoyment to boss around his brother, enjoyment to boss a crippled kid. And that Doodle walked only because his brother was ashamed of having a crippled brother. It was bad enough having an invalid b.... In the story "The Scarlet Ibis" by James Hurst, an important theme is pride.
Consequently, his selfishness would not let him see the possibility of his brother’s future. Throughout “The Scarlet Ibis,” Doodle’s brother exhibits ample amounts of pride, hope, and selfishness. He may have never had any atonement for what he did, but at least he knows now what caused him to force Doodle to try so hard. But, above all everything Doodle did was to be accepted by and please his brother.
Even though we later realize the err in Willy’s ideology, his initial instincts to teach his son success held no faults. Willy’s hopes and goals were pure (Onger 154). On the other hand, Willy’s excessive need to promote vanity and unfulfilling popularity, sets the stage for Biff’s eventual letdown. Willy provides Biff with an ego because of the high praise given to Biff that makes him conceited. Such great praise prompts Biff’s pride of himself and his family, which leads Biff to feel contentment and fulfillment in his younger years before his dreams come to an end.
Some people believe they can escape their past, but if one does not atone for their sins, the guilt will engulf them and stay with them forever. In The Kite Runner, Amir, the main protagonist, tries to forget about his past and move on. Hassan, his best friend and Amir’s foil, is loyal and brave while Amir is weak and a coward. Amir’s father, Baba, is also an honorable man, however, keeps the secret about Hassan being his son to everyone, including him. Amir betrays Hassan because he believes Hassan is a sacrifice he has to make to win his father’s affection.
His grand error of wanting recognition drove him crazy and insane and lead to his tragic death. Willy’s hubris makes him feel extremely proud of what he has, when in reality he has no satisfaction with anything in his life. Willy Loman’s sons did not reach his expectations, as a father but he still continued to brag about Biff and Happy in front of Bernard. Willy Loman caused the reader to empathize with him because before his tragic death he did everything he could for his family. Empathy, Hubris , and Willy Loman’s tragic flow all lead him to his death that distend for him the beginning.
Willy often sought his successful brother Ben’s advice and desperately tried to relive his happy and successful moments in his life through flashbacks with his sons and career. Willy believed that he would solve emotional and financial problems by ending his life. Linda described Willy’s life as he continued to struggle, "Attention, attention must finally be paid to such a person you called crazy-you don 't have to be very smart to