Examples Of Boo's Stand In To Kill A Mockingbird

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To Kill a Mockingbird is a shining example of characters taking a stand for what they believe to be fair and just. TKAM is a very interesting book, set in a small town called Maycomb during the great depression and watch as people take stands from closed off and introverted Boo to wise and kind-hearted Atticus. I 'll be focusing on Boo and Mrs.Dubose and how they took a stand along with relating their stands with the stands of the “Little Rock Nine”. Boo, While closed off and quiet is one of the most respectable characters in TKAM especially with how caring he is with Scout and Jem. Boo’s stand is fairly different from some of the other stand’s taken by the characters, as his stand involved protecting Scout and Jem from imminent danger. ”He slowly squeezed the breath out of me. I could not move. Suddenly he was jerked backwards and flung on the ground,”(Lee 266) Boo’s stand was against Bob who wanted to severely…show more content…
Book characters aren 't the only ones taking stands if you look hard enough you can find some real life people standing up for what they believe in including the ¨Little Rock Nine¨. The Rock nines stand is different than the other two i 've previously mentioned because they had to take a stand to gain equal education between whites and POC while the others only affected a small group of people the Rock Nine impacted a nation.”Escorted by the troops, the Little Rock Nine attended their first full day of classes on September 25.” It took them several tries just to attend one class this was a HUGE moment in the Brown v. Board of Education because it had never been done before.”Patillo was kicked and beaten and had acid thrown in her face, and Ray was pushed down a flight of stairs.” Even though they were beaten down and abused they continued to take a stand, they knew what the were doing needed to be done so they pushed on. The “Little Rock Nine” took one of the biggest stands in history by proving that whites and blacks can get along and go to school
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