"The Scarlet Ibis" Quiz - James Hurst
This is a 17-question reading comprehension assessment (plus the answer key), broken down as follows:

♦ A vocabulary application section (5, fill in the blank)
♦ A basic plot comprehension section (7, multiple choice)
♦ A thematic analysis section (4, matching theme to passage)
♦ An analytical short answer question

Questions pertain to the following details:

♦ Narrator's thoughts about his brother
♦ Doodle's integration into the family
♦ Narrator's treatment of Doodle
♦ A surprise to the family
♦ The narrator's perspective on pride
♦ A death
♦ The narrator's reflections years later
♦ The cruelty of people, even toward those they love
♦ Pride's good and bad influence
♦ The narrator's relationship with his brother
♦ The desire to share beauty with someone one loves
♦ The symbolism of the scarlet ibis
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