They also learn that the reason Boo Radley’s hands are bloodstained are because he eats any squirrels or cats he finds. Jem also describes him as a horrific scary monster, but these are only based on facts that Stephanie Crawford has told them and the town. Jem and Scout are curious with these tales as they try to get Boo out of house, so they can see how he looks like.
In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee answers this question. The main characters in this book are two kids named Jem and Scout, as well as their father named Atticus. The book takes place in the 1930’s when segregation and racial injustice were prominent. Therefore, when Atticus is appointed to defend a African American man, named Tom Robinson, who is accused of raping a white woman, it is a big deal. The kids learn alot about racial, injustice, and lying during the court case.
The Symbol of Killing a Mockingbird The book To Kill A Mockingbird written by Harper Lee, Shows many examples throughout the characters of the book that symbolize Mockingbirds and how. Tom Robinson, one of the symbols of a mockingbird, was a black man who was falsely accused of raping a young girl. Even though the defending evidence was much more factual than the evidence against him he was found guilty and shot 17 times. Another symbol of a Mockingbird is the character Arthur “Boo” Radley who was isolated in his house for most of his this but is still judged by the people of Maycomb.
The adjectives, ‘yellow and rotten’, also make the readers think as if Boo Radley is poor and low in a social hierarchy. Although Jem, who created this monstrous image of Boo Radley, did not exactly know how Boo actually looks like, he believes that Boo is inferior to them. Thus, Jem even did not feel guilty of ridiculing Boo. This
Mayella’s father Bob ewell saw her seducing to the black guy so he hit her madly and turned Tom robinson nobility his life onto death. Bob ewell was the most evil person in the novel that tried to kidnap scout and jem after a hallowen party but boo radely saved them .He was a liar because he forced his daughter to commit a false testimony against tom Robison and he was a racist because he hated nigros that considered them as a second class. Harper lee’s language contains a lot of imagery and sensory language and the dialogue in the novel was written in a slang style to show each character’s identity. There is a difference in language used by the white and the black.
Society’s thoughts and beliefs can play a very influential role in one’s thoughts and beliefs. In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, Scout and Jem torment their neighbor Boo Radley due to his ominous and timid nature throughout the story. The children encounter Bob Ewell, who is bitter after the children’s father Atticus exposes Ewell’s daughter for being a fraud in court. Ewell then seeks out revenge on Atticus by intending to murder his children. Boo Radley saves the children, then the children begin to recognize the error of their ways.
Restoration of Hope Imagine you were a black man living in the 20th century, and you were accused of raping a white girl. Because she is white and you are black, you are declared guilty and given the death penalty. In Harper Lee’s novel To Kill A Mockingbird, a man of color named Tom Robinson was accused of raping a white girl. Atticus, the father of the main character Scout and her brother Jem, is selected to defend Tom from the death penalty and a crime he didn’t commit.
During the fight, Jem yelled “run Scout, run”, in an attempt to save Scout. The unnecessary actions bob took to hurt Atticus reveals atticus's place as a mockingbird. In conclusion, when Mayella is treated unfairly or beaten, and when people hurt Atticus for no reason, their status as a mockingbird becomes
Atticus said to Jem one day, “I’d rather you shot at tin cans in the backyard, but I know you’ll go after birds. Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird,”(pg. 92) In Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch teaches his children not not to kill mockingbirds because they are innocent; all they do is help and get treated poorly. All throughout the novel multiple people are seen as “mockingbirds”. In the novel, Atticus Finch, Tom Robinson, and Boo (Arthur)
He again harms the Finch family when he assaults Jem and Scout on a pitch-black night. In the struggle Mr. Ewell breaks Jem’s arm, greatly bruises Scout and in the scuffle falls on his own knife and kills himself. As To Kill A Mockingbird shows injustice
How to Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee about a kid that stabbed his fathere and guy that was framed. Boo Radley is a mockingbird because he save Atticu’s kids from getting murdered. People’s rumors can affect othere poeple. Tom Robinson is a mockingbird because he tried to help a girl out to do her chors. Both Tom Robinson and Boo Radley are mockingbirds because they tried to help
This may now seem like an anomaly, but this is in fact something that happens in the present day. Which is why it was intentional, that Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird demonstrates the theme: Progress-real
Boo Radley and Tom Robinson in To Kill a Mockingbird lived a life that many people today could not relate to. Boo and Tom both have similar character traits and they also have their differences. The town of Macomb had its own opinions on Boo and Tom, that were not always the nicest things. Scout and Jem also had their own thought on Boo and Tom.
In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird Tom Robinson is the best representation of a mockingbird because the town created a sin by killing him and he was an innocent man who deserved better. Although some may believe that Boo Radley is a better example of a mockingbird, Tom had an unjustified trial and suffered death because of it. Some people in the town knew Tom’s death was a sin and they didn't agree with it. He was also a helping citizen who did nothing but try and help. Tom was over all an innocent man that displayed peacefulness.