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Boo Radley Loss Of Innocence Analysis

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Boo Radley is an adult who did stupid things as a teenager and as punishment was that his parents locked him in his house a form of punishment. This resulted in him becoming a reclose trapped inside of his home trying to hold on to any of the remaining innocence he has, however he to winds up losing it and he does this by going outside to help Jem and Scout by saving their lives from Bob Ewell the wife of Mayellea Ewell. Boo Radley looses his innocence by leaving his environment and losing this innocence that he once had and that his parents tried to preserve as said by Diane Talgun, “Boo Radley left his safe environment… Hence he is like a mockingbird and assail him with public notice would be comparable to destroy a defenseless songbird who gives only pleasure to others.” (Talgun, 295) He is a person, who gave things to the kids through the tree, and fixed thing for and his final gift he gave them their lives by saving them but this resulted him leaving a peaceful environment and introducing himself to the world once more thus losing his innocence. All three of…show more content…
The mockingbirds that are children and lose their innocence are Dill, Scout, and Jem. Dill is a mockingbird that lived a happy life and was innocent realization this realization was what lead to his fall of innocence. What causes Dills innocence to fade is his family life; he is apart of a family that fulfills his desires but are very detached and he craves their attention. Dill realizing this decides to run away and acts like a clown and that is how he falls. In the novel dill says, “I think I'll be a clown when I get grown," said Dill. "Yes, sir, a clown.... There ain't one thing in this world I can do about folks except laugh, so I'm gonna join the circus and laugh my head off." (Lee, 197) Dill is a mockingbird because of the innocence of childhood he had before running
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