Boo Radley Innocence

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“‘...remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird’”(103). One sometimes just do things to fit in but there are those who are walking through the crowd. This can be seen in a novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. First idea is being intolerant and tolerant to society classes. Next, would be rumors that are prejudice and injustice. Then, it would be avoiding to combine evil with evil. Lastly it would be, being kind to others without wanting anything in return. In Maycomb, throughout the book there are so many tolerant and intolerant. In the beginning book the intolerant and tolerant act was when Scout was being a bully to Walter Cunningham. Jem is a tolerant person with this circumstance by inviting Walter “to have dinner with” them, in…show more content…
Boo Radley is a victim of this. Rumors are always being spread, but never known if it is true or not true. Miss Stephanie always had many things to say, but “had more to say about Radleys” since they were rarely seen throughout the day (44). The rumors being said about Boo Radley have always been opinions, since no one knows why Boo Radley does not come out of his house. Boo Radley is not the only victim of this, but also African Americans not only prejudice towards them but injustice was being done towards them. This can be seen with Tom Robinson’s court. When Atticus is asking Tom why he ran away from the scene and Tom points out “if you was [were] a nigger like me” anybody would be scared as well (222). His reason is spoken loud and clear easily to understand life for African Americans is not easy. Americans were not only unjust with him but also prejudice by claiming him being “‘Guilty...guilty…” even they knew he was not guilty but at the end to them he was still an African American (240). Therefore prejudice and injustice acts are done in various ways as well as avoiding to combine evil against…show more content…
Tolerant is something important since one does not know why people do what they do unless they know what circumstances the person is living in. They also learned that many people do many prejudice acts, especially unjust acts through The Great Depression time. Next they learned that avoiding to combine evil with itself since it could cause worse things. Kind, being kind to one another gets you really far in life. Atticus told Jem one day “Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird”(103). The bluejays were referring to people that harm others without any reason, basically the bullies in Maycomb. The mockingbirds refer to the people who did not do anything bad so why get them into problems without them doing anything bad. This can be better said with Jem and Scout discussing, “Why couldn’t I mash him?’ I asked. ‘Because they don’t bother you,’ Jem answered in the darkness” (273). Scout and Jem learned that they have to get into the person’s skin to know there reasons since nobody is bad just the decisions is what they
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