They find a ball of gray twine, chewing gum, a spelling bee medal and an old pocket watch. Also she thinks that Boo Radley has been leaving the treasures in the tree. 21. The next day they see that the tree is plugged with cement. I think that Mr. Nathan Radley told the children that the tree was dying so that way the children wouldn’t think he did it because he didn’t want them to get any more presents from the tree.
The Radley’s house in To kill a Mockingbird: Appearance VS Reality Whether it is now or fifty years ago, the harm of rumors is huge. Rumors can create something that does not exist and twist people’s views, which will often have terrible impact on those who are involved in it. In her novel To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee effectively employs the Radley’s house as a symbol to develop an important theme: that rumors will stop people from understanding the truth.
In the attention grabbing novel written by Harper Lee to Kill A Mockingbird there are several considerably large points made throughout the story. The first and my personal thought to be the biggest point is race relations of the 1960s. She also draws attention to and captivates readers with the point of getting to know people before you go around judging them. By bringing in Boo Radley into the story she adds a sense of creepiness to the character that doesn 't get too much recognition until the end of the story. She also brings in Atticus Finch a man that is one with the wise.
“Judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgement.” -- Simon Bolivar. Throughout each book, both of the characters,Jem from To Kill a Mockingbird and Junior from The Absolutely True Diary of a Part - Time Indian mature a lot from experiences and judgement they use. Jem believes he is invincible and no punishment can touch him and also that all people have good intentions.
In the knothole, some treasures that the children find include a knife, a watch, and a ball of grey twine. Scout believes that the person who are leaving these items around is Mr. Avery. The next day, the children sees that the knothole is now filled with cement. Mr. Nathan Radley most likely said this to the kids to keep them away from his yard. The night of the fire, Scout was covered by a blanket by Boo Radley.
As one of the main protagonist of the story, through her various experiences, the environmental factors, and the brilliance wisdom given by her father, Scout revolved as a character and gradually continue to reach maturity at the end of the book. From all of her numerous changes, the most pivotal moment is how she treated and thought about her neighbor Arthur Radley whom she calls as “Boo”. In the beginning, along with Dill and Jem, they created a play/game about Boo’s life and try to lure to come out and even try to demonstrate their courage by touching the Radley’s house. To understand Boo, Scout mostly used the life lesson Atticus had provide her with. As the season change and she grows, the place has “ ceased to terrify [her]” as she
Many characters through the story, ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’, have faced situations to be courageous, shown through many different examples. Boo radley, Atticus, & Scout are the main characters that had to show courage continuously in the story. To be courageous means to be brave in situations that other people may not agree with but in your mind you know its right to say and/do something. Boo Radley was a very shy but, courageous character all throughout the story. He was always in his house because of the trauma in his childhood.
In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Tom Robinson and Arthur “Boo” Radley are two characters who represent the mockingbird. In the midst of finding who Boo truly is, Atticus Finch explains to his children, Jem and Scout, that it is a sin to kill the bird because they don’t do anything but make music. As the story progresses, and the two “mockingbirds” are being accused and attacked both verbally and physically, the identity of the mockingbirds surfaces. As a crippled African-American man who is accused of rape simply because of his color, Tom Robinson symbolizes a mockingbird in Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel.
Throughout the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” written by Harper Lee, the readers can see how Scout changes her view about Boo Radley. Because of their nosiness, Jem, Scout, and Dill try to drag Boo out his house and to the outside world. Their innocent actions combined with Boo’s actions changed the image of Boo, in their minds, from “a malevolent phantom” (10), a person who kills cats and eats squirrels to a neighbor they can trust, who saves them from Bob Ewell. Scout says at the end, “Boo was our neighbor” (373). The readers can see a great change in their relationship.
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. ”