Boo Radley's Shoes Quotes

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Within the story of To Kill A Mockingbird, Scout walks in a couple of different people’s shoes. In this journal I will be evaluating the theme of walking in someone’s shoes. The first person that I will be evaluating is Scout, and what it would be like for her to walk in Boo Radley’s shoes. The first thing Scout would learn from walking in Boo Radley’s shoes is what it would be like to be convicted of a crime. A quote in the beginning of the novel states: “The sheriff hadn’t the heart to put him in jail alongside Negroes, so Boo was locked in the courthouse basement. Boo’s transition from the basement to back home was nebulous in Jem’s memory” (Lee 14). This quote is a great example of what it would be like for Scout to walk in Boo Radley’s shoes because it shows how Scout first found out where Boo was, and where he had to go because he was convicted of committing a crime.…show more content…
Scout learns what it is like from the beginning of the book from this quote. “The doors of the Radley house were closed on weekdays as well as Sundays, and Mr. Radley’s boy was not seen again for fifteen years” (Lee 13). This quote shows that Boo was locked up in his house for fifteen years. For Boo, that what be a hard time for him because he would not be able to talk with friends or neighbors for that whole time period. The last way Scout walks in Boo’s shoes is what it is like to save a man’s life. Scout learns what it is like to save someone’s life at the end of the book from Boo Radley from this quote. “Thank you for my children, Arthur, he said” (Lee 370). This quote shows that Atticus is grateful that Boo saved Scout and Jem from Mr.
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