The Scarlet Ibis Final

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Published on November 27, 2007

Author: tranceking

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“ The Scarlet Ibis” Concluding Notes

Foreshadowing: hints of clues of events that have yet to occur a) “summer was dead, but autumn was not yet born” b) “…last graveyard flowers were blooming” c) such times make him “remember Doodle” d) coffin e) Doodle’s real name only looks good on a tombstone f) arrival of the bird, its death, and Doodle burying it g) Doodle not feeling well

a) “summer was dead, but autumn was not yet born”

b) “…last graveyard flowers were blooming”

c) such times make him “remember Doodle”

d) coffin

e) Doodle’s real name only looks good on a tombstone

f) arrival of the bird, its death, and Doodle burying it

g) Doodle not feeling well

Mood Mood: the emotion created in the reader by all or part of a literary work a) haunted, lonely- created through many dead things, dying, empty cradle, graveyard flowers b) tension between Doodle and brother in which brother is trying to get Doodle to do what he wants -brother wants to smother him with a pillow for not being “all there” -brother makes Doodle touch the coffin -brother is intent of having Doodle walk because of his own pride

Mood: the emotion created in the reader by all or part of a literary work

a) haunted, lonely- created through many dead things, dying, empty cradle, graveyard flowers

b) tension between Doodle and brother in which brother is trying to get Doodle to do what he wants

-brother wants to smother him with a pillow for not being “all there”

-brother makes Doodle touch the coffin

-brother is intent of having Doodle walk because of his own pride

Point of view: the vantage point from which a story is told 1st person: the narrator is in the story and refers to self with the pronoun I/me Omniscient 3rd person: narrator knows and tells what each character thinks and feels Limited 3rd: narrator relates the thoughts and feelings of only one character/ the story is viewed by that character’s perspective

1st person: the narrator is in the story and refers to self with the pronoun I/me

Omniscient 3rd person: narrator knows and tells what each character thinks and feels

Limited 3rd: narrator relates the thoughts and feelings of only one character/ the story is viewed by that character’s perspective

Point of View Scarlet: 1st person Why? Confession of guilt Wouldn’t be as tragic from someone else’s perspective

Scarlet: 1st person

Why?

Confession of guilt

Wouldn’t be as tragic from someone else’s perspective

Simile Simile: comparison using like or as Ex: Doodle’s real name “ William Armstrong, which was like tying a big tail on a small kite.” What other similes can you find?

Simile: comparison using like or as

Ex: Doodle’s real name

“ William Armstrong, which was like tying a big tail on a small kite.”

What other similes can you find?

How is pride “wonderful and terrible”? Wonderful because he teaches Doodle to walk Terrible because he does it for selfish reasons How does this quote function in the story??

Wonderful because he teaches Doodle to walk

Terrible because he does it for selfish reasons

How does this quote function in the story??

How is the Scarlet Ibis like Doodle? Storm contributes to their deaths Both died- position is similar Both are different/out of place Both are sick Both are red Both are beautiful in their own way

Storm contributes to their deaths

Both died- position is similar

Both are different/out of place

Both are sick

Both are red

Both are beautiful in their own way

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