Scarlet Ibis

Jason Lee, Samara Johnson, Kate Witt, Samara Johnson

Literary Devices: Samara Johnson


  • Tone- He cried it too, and the grass beneath us was soft and the smell of the swamp was sweet.
  • Symbolism- Such a name sounds good only on a tombstone.
  • Imagery- The flower garden is prim, the house a gleaming white, and the pale fence across the yard stands straight and spruce.

Questions: Kate Witt

Q: How are Doodle and the Scarlet Ibis similar?

A: Doodle and the Scarlet Ibis are similar because they both pushed so hard that their bodies eventually gave up, leading both of them to death.

Q: How do you think brother felt when he realized Doodle was dead?

A: Probably guilty about pushing Doodle so hard, and wishing his pride didn’t get the best of him he might still have his brother.

Literary Device: By Graham Denman

  • Theme – “and that doodle walked only because I was ashamed of having a crippled brother

This quote shows theme by introducing doodle and his disability to walk

  • Personification – “summer was dead but autumn had not yet begun.’”

This show that summer has passed by saying summer had died

  • Metaphor – “Songs seam to die up in the leaves a silvery dust”

This show how one thing is being spoken as something els

Did I like using Smore?

I would definitely use anything else over it, I didn't like using Smore at all. It doesn't have much to use.