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English I. 4 ‘ l” ’3 ostutter 2009 Reasons Lola AlthOUgh the narratorms pushing Doodle beyond his limits as an effect of his pride, he?
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SO (ltd it because he loved’Doodle. For example, when Doodle wass two and learning to crawl t a
he narrator explains, If you laid him on his stomach, he began to try to move himself, straining
fr «1/: t31‘11bly.The doctor said that with his weak heart his strain would PIObably kill mmﬁmﬂggézu‘ﬁe didn’t” 41 ' ' “ ” E
( 7). Before Doodle show/ed Signs of being all there 5 brother was Plannggk M1175?
DOOdle’ s deatg However, once given a sign of hope the narrator hafbelief/that he would one Flam M M 1, (w fay. .
0 day have a brother to run, swim, and climb trees with him in the future, the& he always I“ I l ””1
T)‘ wanted. In addition, when the narrator (is teachﬁ‘g Doodle to walk with much persistence he believes, “All of us must have something or someone to be proud of and Doodle had become mine I did not know then that pride was a wonderful terrible thing, a seed that bears two vines, life and dea ” (419). The narrator s pride was the only reason he begaikteach his little brother to p, J”-
walk, and he realized this. Although pride was the reason he took action in his brother’s life, he till did it and had the wonderful outcome of Doodle’ s mobili Lastly, the ﬁrst time Doodle E C F" M (Mg—- -Li W m Lox/C wn, the narrator explains,‘ ‘When he fell, I grabbed him in my arms and hugged
.s‘ him, our laughter peeling through the swamp like a ringing bell” (419). Joy was-streaming stood on his 0 r
throughout both of the boys. The enjoyment the narrator received from seeing his brother stand K mgr later walk for the ﬁrst time, shows that he had care for Doodle. The signs of: belief,
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persistence, sew-realization, joy, and care shown from the narrator tells that he had love for his brother, even if he did push him beyond his limits. ...
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