"... holding my breath, running, jumping, or climbing the vines in Old Woman Swamp..."(169)
"...before I'll help you down from the loft, you're going to have to touch it"(172).
"It's not mine... I won't touch it"(172).
I don't know why I'm crying
Were so proud of you Doodle!
I believe that he put this part into the story to show what brother wants. It also foreshadows what he is going to try to do.
"Go bring me the bird book"(180).
"Lets finish lunch"(180).
"Im not hungry... I'm going to bury him"(180-181).
This is important because we see how much Doodle relies on his brother. We also see how emotionally detached brother is with his threat to leave him.
"Lets go Doodle...Doodle! Doodle!"(183).
This scene showed a lot about Brother and why he helped Doodle how to walk. Brothers emotions show where his thinking was at the time when he pushed Doodle to learn how to walk.
This scene is included because it foreshadows Doodle's life. Also, the scene shows how the family doesn't pay much mind to the bird which Doodle feels connected to.
I believe this scene is important because it connects back to the dead scarlet Ibis. At that point when Doodle dies, we see that brother thinks of the Scarlet Ibis and its death. The narrator put this scene in to make it known to the readers that Doodle was a fragile thing that would soon die.