“The Scarlet Ibis” Analysis by yantingting


									                  “The Scarlet Ibis” Analysis

  Imagery and symbolism play an important factor in “The
  Scarlet Ibis. Answer the following questions and include an
  image for each answer.

  1. Compare the symbolism of Doodle’s death to the scarlet
     ibis’ death. Write at least 1-2 paragraphs. Give at least 2-3
     quotes to support your comparison and integrate the
     quotes into your paragraphs.

  2. Choose one of the following images in the story and find
     at least 2-3 quotes from the story that encompass this
     image. Explain the significance of the images through the
     use of quotes.

    -Flowers/Trees             -Pride
    -Birds                     -Red

In “Harold and the Purple Crayon”, the color purple is
significant in the story because “his shirt was a deep plum”
(60). It appears numerous times throughout the story because
the image of the color purple represents his cavalier pride.

Extra Credit- Explicate Doodle’s dream of Peter and the
peacock- what could it possibly signify?

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