Who Is Boo Radley's Death In To Kill A Mockingbird

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After a few strange incidents at the Radley House that may involve Boo, Atticus Finch (Jem and Scouts father) becomes involved in a rape case against a black male named Tom Robinson. The children, because of Atticus, get bullied at school, even though they aren 't actively involved in Tom’s case. Tom’s trial ends up in a success for him. Atticus proves that Bob and Mayella Ewell are lying about the entire case. Even though all of the evidence in the case was false and everyone knew it, the all white jury sends Tom to jail, later that night Tom tries to escape and gets shot to death. Jem’s faith in the all jury dies out and he is disturbed by the verdict. Bob Ewell outraged with the fact that Atticus made a fool of him and his daughter in front of the jury swears to get his revenge. On his night of revenge, Bob damages one of the windows of Tom 's house, tries to break into the judge’s house and accosts Jem and Scout while they were on their way home from a halloween party. However, the mysterious Boo Radley comes out and saves the Finch children. Boo carries the children back home, and Scout finally sees Boo as a person that has emotions rather than a mysterious being (SparkNotes, “Kill”).…show more content…
To Kill a Mockingbird resembles the theme of Coming of Age because of the Finch children. In the beginning of To Kill a Mockingbird Jem and Scout, are innocent and haven’t yet realized what the real world can have in store for them. Jem loses his innocence and starts to enter adulthood when he see’s Tom Robinson 's trial and that the jury was discriminating someone just because of their skin color. Scout begins her descent into adulthood at the end of the book when Boo saves her and Jem from Bob. She finally sees Boo as a person and doesn’t judge him anymore for where he lives or what he does in life, a lesson that Atticus tried to teach the children in the beginning of the
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