What is the importance of the opening paragraph of the scarlet ibis?
Things that the scarlet ibis and Doodle have in common is that the scarlet ibis is small and fragile like Doodle. The scarlet ibis is also out of place in Doodle and Brother's yard, and Doodle was out of place in the world, too. Lastly, when Doodle dies, Brother states that Doodle looks just the scarlet ibis when it died. Hope this helped =]
The Scarlet Ibis and Doodle are both alike as well as different, they are alike by both being fragile, precious, beautiful, red, and both dying. They are different because the Scarlet Ibis is a bird and Doodle is a boy, Doodle did not struggle as much as the Scarlet Ibis because he had the help of his brother, while the Scarlet Ibis was alone.
The scarlet ibis is the national bird of Trinidad. In the short story, "The Scarlet Ibis," the scarlet ibis bird is the main symbol in the story. The color of the bird (red) and the bird itself is compared to the character "Doodle" as fragile yet majestic. The bird ended up in their yard when it was blown off course by a storm, and dies in their yard. Doodle dies at the end just like…