Scarlet Ibis And The Sniper: A Literary Analysis

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The theme: Sometimes, by the time we realize what we have done wrong, we can no longer fix the mistake fits both stories “The Scarlet Ibis” and “The Sniper” perfectly. In both stories the characters make terrible mistakes in which they both will end up regretting. Similarities of the two stories themes would be they both do something they regret. In “The Sniper” the man was just doing his job when he accidentally shot man who turned out to be his brother. The story does not continue after but I can guarantee he felt awful about the mistake he had just made. The same thing occurs in “The Scarlet Ibis” the narrator pushes his brother with medical issues to hard and later on regrets it. The difference between the stories is in “The Sniper”

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