Boo Radley Obstacles

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The book To Kill a Mockingbird took place in the 1930’s in a tired old town called Maycomb. Racism was at its highest, while jobs were at its lowest. The story is told in the perspective of the main character Scout Finch a 6-year-old girl. She shows the readers how the good people of Maycomb are hurt with the bad of Maycomb. Scout demonstrates this by putting many characters through many obstacles. Summer comes; Dill comes to Maycomb only for the summer from Meridian to visit his aunt Miss Rachael. Dill, Scout, and Jem Finch (Scout’s brother) are all best friends and do everything together. They all want Boo Radley to come out of his house. Boo Radley a mysterious old man who has not come out of his house for 20 years. Boo stabbed his father in the leg with a pair of scissors and is known as a psychotic monster. They attempt to get him out of his house by leaving notes around his house. Atticus Finch, Scout and Jem’s father who is a widower after his wife died. Atticus is a lawyer and defending a black man named Tom Robinson who is accused of raping a 19-year-old girl named Mayella. Atticus tried to convince the jury that Bob Ewell (Mayella’s father) beat her because Mayella’s…show more content…
Jem heard some noises as they were walking home and got very scared. At first they both thought that it was just Scout’s dress rustling but they realized someone was chasing them. After escaping the “kidnapper” Scout and Jem ran inside and called the town sheriff Heck Tate. Heck Tate arrived and shortly after he arrived, they found Bob Ewell with a kitchen knife in his chest lying dead on a tree. Boo Radley then knocked on the Finch’s door as he went out of his house for the first time in 20 years. Scout opened the door and said “Hey Boo,” Scout walked Boo home in the dark with there arms locked. Scout returned home and Atticus read Scout a story as she peacefully fell
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