" I changed his name from William Armstrong to Doodle because he crawled backwards and acted like a doodle bug. "
''I can't do it brother''. '' Don't hurt me.''
" Doodle's hands were clasped at his throat and I never seen him stand for so long. "
The Exposition: The story takes place in the America South. There is two main characters which is the narrator (James) and his brother (Doodle). When Doodle was born, he was born in a caul and he couldn't walk expect he can crawl.Doodle was always in a go-cart and James had to hauled whenever they went somewhere outside.
The Rising Action: James takes Doodle to Old Woman Swamp to teach Doodle how to walk and run like a normal person because James feels embarrassed that his brother is 5 years old and can not walk or run. The protagonist is the narrator ( James) and the antagonist is pride
" I screamed above the pounding storm and threw my body to to the earth above his."
The Rising Action: Doodle surprised everybody that he can walk and every was really happy. Then one day Doodle heard a croaking noise in the backyard and went in the backyard to see what it was. There was a red bird in the tree and it trembled down the branches right by Doodle's feet and it was dead.
" I lay there crying, sheltering my fallen scarlet ibis from the heresy of the rain."
Doodle and James are running away from to the storm to get safety and James keeps on running and leaves Doodle behind.
The Resolution: Doodle got hit by a tree because of the storm and James left him behind and Doodle started crying because James an banded him in the storm
The narrator (James) has grief over his dead brother Doodle because he left his brother behind when was running away from the storm.