The Theme Of Society In Harper Lee's 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

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The Dark Horses of Society Every person has something that drives them. Some do it for fame, fortune, love, respect but not all have a specific reason for their doings. Some argue that the quietest people are often the most powerful. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird Arthur “Boo” Radley is the most powerful character in the story. To begin with, Boo Radley saved Jem and Scout. Boo has no friends because of his life of isolation however Jem and Scout are the closest thing to friends that Boo has. Scout is unsure for quite a while about Boo but later knows he’s good. She doesn’t know it when talking about Boo but when someone, Boo, saved them and took Jem to her house she says “The man was walking with the staccato steps of someone carrying a load too heavy for him...He was carrying Jem.” (Lee 263) After Boo stopped Bob Ewell he took Jem to Atticus to be taken care of, as well Boo went to save them which meant he had to leave his home, which is hard for him because it’s all he’s ever known.…show more content…
Black Lives Matter protests are quite silent and no one gives any words to give their protests more effect. Recently there was a group of nine black individuals who protested the London City Airport. The article “Nine Arrested after London City Airport Shut down by Black Lives Matter Protest” specifically said “9 Black Lives matter protesters have been arrested after an erected tripod was set up and lock themselves on the runway.” They believed that being poisoned by gas and smoke was a racial issue and not a climate issue. They could have filed a complaint but they chose to make a stand. They chose not to speak and just let their stand speak for what they believe in. The statement that they made was made without words, just a stand and a belief in which they all
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