The Scarlet Ibis
by James Hurst
The Scarlet Ibis Questions
Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.
- Do Brother's feelings toward Doodle change over time? How do you know?
- Could "The Scarlet Ibis" be used to help raise awareness and sensitivity toward children (and other people) with disabilities? Why or why not? Could it help someone who has a family member with a disability? Why or why not?
- Who is most accepting of Doodle in the story? Explain your choice. Did this person start off accepting Doodle, or come to accept him over time?