How Is Boo Radley Accused In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Next, Boo Radley and Tom Robinson are guiltless characters who didn’t harm anyone. Robinson is an innocent character that didn’t rape Mayella but her father is the one who did. For example, before the trial starts, Atticus establishes that Mayella was assaulted by a left-handed person; The narrator states, “Atticus was trying to show, it seems to me, that Mr. Ewell could have beaten up Mayella. That much I could follow. If her right eye was blacked and she was beaten mostly on the right side of the face, it would tend to show that a left-handed person did it” (238). This quotation shows how Robinson’s crippled hand is the symbol of his innocence and proves that he couldn’t rape Mayella because of the shortness his left hand has. Thus, it is …show more content…

Stephanie and believed by the other people in the town. For example, at the start of the novel, Scout shares that she listened ms Stephanie saying “Boo was sitting in the living room cutting some items from The Maycomb Tribune to paste in his scrapbook. His father entered the room. As Mr. Radley passed by, Boo drove the scissors into his parent’s leg, pulled them out, wiped them on his pants, and resumed his activities.” (13). This quotation shows there is no evidence that proves that Boo Radley stabbed his father, but it is only what people heard from Ms.Stephanie. In summary, Radley and Robison are innocent men who didn't commit any crimes. Robinson's hand symbolizes and prove his innocence and Boo Radley nothing proved his …show more content…

For example, at the beginning of the novel when Atticus Finch is speaking with his kid; he shares, ‘Remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.' “That was the only time I ever heard Atticus say it was a sin to do something, and I asked Miss Maudie about it”(119). This quotation represents Tom Robinson as a mockingbird because he is the one who does not even do one thing wrong. Whatever he do is give delight and pleasure to the people that he knows. That is exactly how he got into a lot of trouble.He gives help to Mayella with a few tasks. He murmurs a song a while he shopped the dresser drawers. Tom Robinson is in no way hurting anyone. Similarly, Boo Radley is also a symbol of a mockingbird bird who doesn't harm anyone. For instance, when Atticus’s kid asked Miss Maudie about the mockingbird’s definition she shares, “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat people’s gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t do one things but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird”(119). This quotation reflects Radley’s character as a mockingbird because he has no evil intentions against anybody. He is not sinful because he has a lot of great things that shows he is not sinful, like he helps Jem and Scout out so many times. Boo leaves presents in the knothole of the tree. He sews Jem's pants when Jem gets caught in the fence and

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