Throughout the story, this innocence is being tested by different events for instance; the Tom Robinson Trial. At the end of the book, Scout and Jem realize the cruelty of the world and the effects of on different people for example, Tom Robinson and Boo Radley. In the beginning, Scout and Jem mesmerize about a supposed fantasy character named Boo Radley. They don’t know who he is, and this mystery captivates them to knock on Boo Radley’s door and even try to look at him through the window. As stated by “He said it began the summer Dill came to us, when Dill first gave us the idea of making Boo Radley come out(3),” this displays to us the innocence of Scout and Jem in the beginning of the story.
Atticus said to Jem one day, ‘I’d rather you shot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you’ll go after birds. Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but 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. ‘Your father’s right,’ she said. ‘Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us.
Maycomb – Maycomb is the setting of the story and is a quiet little town in Alabama. Calpurnia – The Finch’s housekeeper and helps raise Scout and Jem ever since their mother died. Charles Baker (Dill) Harris – Dill is Scout and Jem’s friend and visits every summer. He invented the Boo Radley game. The Radley Place – The Radley Place is the house in which
First and foremost, two characters that greatly display the theme of love and innocence are Scout and Dill. Dill, or Charles Baker Harris, is a boy that lives with his Aunt Rachel next door every summer. He ends up falling in love with our main character, Scout, and she
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Although Arthur had no interest in the button, Mr. Steward had Norma hooked from the beginning. When Arthur insists that Mr. Steward should leave, he gives him his button unit back without any hesitation. This made me think that Arthur knew something bad would come from this button and he didn’t want to have any
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