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Analysis Of Boo Radley

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Is Boo Radley, also known as Arthur, a symbol for a guardian angel in To Kill a Mockingbird? Boo Radley in the beginning of the story is described a shady character. However, he ends up protecting the main character from unfortunate events. According to the novel, “I looked down and found myself clutching a brown woolen blanket I was wearing around my shoulders…”(Lee96). The quote shows that even though Scout didn’t know Arthur was there he still cared for her safety. Later in the book, Arthur Radley protects them from Bob Ewell, who has the intention of harming them; “Something crushed the chicken wire around me. Metal ripped on metal and I fell to the ground…” When Mr. Ewell tries to harm Scout and Jem, Arthur Radley comes out of nowhere
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