In the story "The Scarlet Ibis" doodle's parents did not think that he was going to make it so they made him a casket before he was born and they did not love him as much because he has a disability
Doodle and his brother had an ok type friendship and they both loved each other a lot but did not know how to show their love to each other .
Doodle's brother had way too much pride that it allowed him to kill doodle and never fail . doodle's brother pushed doodle to be like any other kid and run, walk and talk like others.
Simons parents did not treat simon like their own child. they thought that simon was a freak and that simon ruined everything. simons parents were never their for him.
simons friendship with joe was a very loving friendship. joe was always there for simon and simon was always there joe. they were almost always together and happy laughing all the time. simon and joe were best friends
In the story "Simon Birch" simon had a lot of pride and always saying that god has a plan for him in the future and that god is going to make him normal one day. therefore simon was always full of pride in himself and it helped him a lot.