Recluse In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Recluse is a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people. As seen in “… Arthur Radley- what reasonable recluse wants children peeping through his shutters, delivering greetings on the end of a fishing-pole, wandering in his collards ag night?”(324). I may say myself that people recluse themselves to avoid the drama of the outside world.
Peculiar is strange or odd; unusual. Found in “ I came to the conclusion that people were just peculiar, I withdrew from them, and never thought about them until I was forced to.”(326). Some people do some peculiar things in school bathrooms at times.
Fantasy is a story that concerns an unreal world or contains unreal characters; a fantasy may be merely whimsical, or it may present a serious point. As seen when Scout fantasizes about Boo being on her porch. “I imagined how it would be:”(325). The author uses fantasy here to point out that Scout is still an innocent child. That she still dreams about meeting Boo Radley and having him on her front porch just to talk. All of this is symbolizing that she is still the innocent girl from before, but she has a little bit more maturity. In all, this shows that Scout cannot let go of this fantasy she has
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This appears when Scout says “ There was something else wrong- I would ask Atticus.”(329). The author uses epiphany here to show that Scout does not believe what Miss Gates is saying. That she knows there is a side that she thinks she knows about and she sees it. She now knows that Miss Gates will say this in school, but when she gets home and sees these black people being killed she is for it. Scout realizes that Miss Gates has two different opinions. One about her own life and one about the life of others. She is against what Hitler is doing, but she is for what is happening to the black people. By doing this it shows that Scout has matured and that Scout is seeing things from a different perspective than
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