To Kill a Mockingbird Essay

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Boo The Fantasy? Or Boo The Reality “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future”. This explains a crucial detail to Arthur Radley true personality. The metaphor “Don’t judge a book by its cover” explains Boos connection with not only the kids but with the whole town of Maycomb. We have seen a lot of different views of Boo Radley. He went from a mysterious person to a future changing hero. The kids were afraid of Boo Radley but also had a longing for a connection between these characters. Dill said “We thought he might enjoy us” also said “How would you feel if you’d been shut up for hundred of years with nothing but cats to eat”. (Lee 65) Even though these statements are misleading and false. Those statements explains how Dill feels some sympathy toward Boo Radley. Atticus told the kids “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view”. (Lee 30) Dill was showing exactly what Atticus said. Boo Radley raises as a big important question in the story such as how could you live without being apart of a community? “Mr. Radleys boy has not been seen for fifteen years”. There were many rumors about Boo Radley this shows the fantasy boo to how people thought him out to be. Since no one saw Boo Radley it spiked the kids interested and wanted to know more about this so called mysterious dangerous man. Since there were all those rumors about Boo Radley, the kids got a misleading perspective of Boo Radley. If there were no rumors made about Boo Radley the kids might have not been that interested in him. The kids were fearful of Boo Radley but had a curiosity for him. The soon would discover much more about Boo Radley. This is the beginning of the true friendship with Boo Radley. “I pulled out two small images carved in soap. There was a boy and a girl”. (Lee 80) Each item that were given symbolized something.

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