After running from the police when johnny stabbed Bob a soc they find themselves in an abandoned church. When Ponyboy returns to society after being in the hospital. He finds himself meeting with Randy, Bob's best friend. Pony is suppried when Randy tells him that he's sorry for Pony and how Bob's parents never gave him limits. This changes Pony’s belief that all socs were evil because”Randy was too cool to feel anything yet there was pain in his eyes.”(116)Pony continues to hate the socs but this changes his view on the socs and reminds him they're human too.
However almost everyday Jem finds toys or random objects in the tree out front of the Radleys house. This gives Jem the idea that Boo isn 't some horrible monster after all. “Atticus believes Jem killed Ewell in self-defense, but Tate makes him realize that Boo Radley actually stabbed Ewell and saved both children 's lives.”(lee 28) This quote shows that the children had been put in a situation where the so-called “monster” Boo Radley saved their lives and they now could look at him not as some maniac but a hero and regular person who stays inside to protect himself from the stereotypes and cruelty of the world because of something people had said and that had been spread throughout the
Because Boo always hides himself in the corner so Scout helps him to go out. She helps him to come into the real world. Furthermore, Scout also realizes that Boo is also a mockingbird by saying “Well, it’d be sort of like shootin’ a mockingbird, wouldn’t it?” (370) to his father. Mockingbird is a symbol for innocence, just like Boo, who gets imprisoned by his father because of a childish prank. Boo has given Jem and Scout many gifts, gifts in the tree, a blanket around Scout’s shoulders, and most important at all, their lives.
He gave gifts to Jem and Scout and also protected and saved them when they were being attacked by Bob Ewell. Scout says, “Neighbors bring food with death and flowers with sickness and little things in between. Boo was our neighbor. He gave us two soap dolls, a broken watch and chain, a pair of good-luck pennies, and our lives” (278). Boo and the Finches have never talked before, yet he risked his life for Jem and Scout.
The tea tasted faintly of bitter almonds, and he didn’t much care for it.”(Dahl, 2) Billy shows his naive characteristics as he does not question as he learned his landlady stuffs her animals. Instead, he simply just ignores the odd fact. Also, while Billy drank the tea, he detected the faint taste of bitter almonds (most likely containing poison) but, he was simply ignorant and could not have cared less. It shows that if Billy was more cautious in his actions he could have put a stop to the landlady and exposed her. But, no.
Ponyboy from the novel “The outsiders” is very different from the Gang the Greasers In many ways. One example that Ponyboy is not like other greasers because he thinks deeper than the other members in his gang he notices the little things in life for example, “you know, Johnny said slowly, “I never noticed colors and clouds and stuff until you kept reminding me about them. It seems like they were never there before.” This means that when Ponyboy notices the little things he says them and has other People notice them too. Ponyboy has learned a lot throughout the story. For example when Johnny and Ponyboy saved those kids from the church I think that was one of the biggest lessons because even if it risks your lives to save kids like that you
Decide how the relationship between Scout and Boo Radley evolves providing sufficient evidence In ‘To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, Scout develops a strange relationship with a mysterious character, Boo Radley. Scout, Jem, and Dill are interested in Boo Radley because of the mystery that dominates around him and the Radley house. The town people poorly judge Boo Radley and hearing stories from Miss Stephanie Crawford frightens Scout and Jem. Although the relationship starts out as fear and mystery, as time passes, Scout begins to realize that Boo isn’t the monster they described him as, he is rather a nice and caring person. In the beginning of the book Stephanie Crawford, the town gossiper, justifies that she knows everything about Boo Radley.
-Body Paragraph 3 Crooks didn't have any family around so he learned things on his own. I think Crooks is much lonelier than Candy because he never had a family around him. Candy may have lost her dog and her family but she started hanging out with Lennie and George. Candy was depressed but Crooks had more of a antisocial and depressed mood. Crooks was scared to speak but Candy could talk.
His reputation is so awful, that many others would never even think about leaving their house. At one point in the novel, Jem says to his sister, “Scout, I think I’m beginning to understand why Boo Radley’s stayed shut up in the house all this time… it’s because he wants to stay inside” (Lee 304). This line occurs before Boo Radley saves Scout and Jem, so after this event, Jem appreciates Boo, and realizes that he has more courage than originally thought. Boo is a character who shows no signs of fear, even though it may not seem like it at first, and his generosity and fearlessness make him a memorable, courageous
Even though she doesn 't smell like trees anymore and benjy is upset she still loves and cares for him The trees symbolize natural purity and benjy being able to smell that shows caddys innocence and it gives comfort to benjy The misogynistic double standards of the old south are shown many times throughout the text, the first major time is when Mrs. Compson condones uncle Murray 's affair but she keeps giving him money Later when Caddy is known to be having sex without being married Mrs. Compson disowns her and disgraces her. Caddy’s muddy underwear is a very literal example for her promiscuity and her losing her innocence. It is also seen on a family scale of her losing her family honor and smudging the family name Benjy makes the connection of caddys smell to her childlike innocence. We see an example of foreshadowing in benjy section and his ability to see things without really recognizing whats
14. Scout and Jem keep finding gifts in the Knot-hole tree but they don 't know who keeps giving them to them. They receive metal, gum, and also a soap sculpture. They later find a pocket watch that doesn 't work. The kids never knew who gave them the gifts but the gifts started to disappear after the whole was filled up by Mr. Radley.
Muggs was all done, he does not bite anyone more than once. Mother always said that he had a quick temper, but he did not hold a grudge. (pg3) Another incident was when Muggs bit the congressman. Mother sent him a box of candy that Christmas. The congressman sent it back because he thought that it was poisoned.
“They were pure and innocent—something that wasn’t often found in this world of greed, disgrace, and self-gratification” (Preston 88). Clover often thought of the girls in his cellar as flowers; his mother taught him that flowers were pure and beautiful, and that is what he wanted his family to be similar too. One night, Summer Robinson is walking alone in the dark, something her crazy-hot-protective boyfriend ☺ always tells her not to do. She suddenly hears and sees a man walking toward her saying “Lily”, and he soon calls her Lily. Because of this, Summer feels uneasy and tries to find an escape route; the man kidnaps her and brings her to his cellar.
He is a kind, innocent man that loves Jem and Scout as if they were his own. The town views Boo as a monster, but as he leaves gifts for the children and mends Jem’s pants, the reader begins to see his true nature and learns that he is misjudged by society. Boo also saves the lives of Jem and Scout. In the process of saving the kids, Boo had to kill Bob Ewell. By killing Mr. Ewell; Boo Radley killed his innocence.
First off your choices could leave you to bad consequences. You might think you’re doing good for yourself but could really be hurting yourself in the end. For example Ponyboy did something so innocent but got hurt doing it. In the novel, Ponyboy thinks “I had a long walk home and no company but I usually lone it anyway, for no reason except that I like to watch movies undisturbed.”(Hinton 1,2) later a group of socs came and jumped Ponyboy, and since he chose to go to the movie theatre by himself he ended up defenseless. Ponyboy wasn’t doing anything bad, he was doing something good for himself and ended up being beat up for it.