Since Atticus, although ofteninterrogated, but not wanting to create a breach of etiquette, refusesto speak about the Radleys. Therefore, Jem receives most of hisinformation from Miss Stephanie Crawford, a neighborhood scold, whoinsists she knows the whole truth about the Radleys. It is fromCrawford that the children learn of Radley's scissor attack on hisfather and other such interesting rumors. Thus, Arthur Radley islabelled as a "hant", a possibly insane and dangerous man, and the"malevolent phantom. Atticus defends Tom Robinson because he knows Tom is not guilty, he is innocent. Prejudice has caused more violence than almost anything else in this whole wide world.
It is set in Maycomb, Alabama around the time where slavery still existed. The story is focused around a trial where Atticus Finch has chosen to defend a black man named Tom Robinson. When read at […]. Martin Luther King Jr. To Kill a Mockingbrid is set during the s, but written and published in , during which the Civil Rights Movement was a momentous protest that was sweeping […]. The story is narrated by Scout Finch, she takes you through her childhood life in Maycomb, her father Atticus is a lawyer. Her brother is Jem Finch, he is four […].
Character Analysis Of Tom Boo Radley In To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee
Although this is a terrible thing to do, no one really knows if there was a motive behind his actions and the people of Maycomb are not giving Boo a chance to show how kind he really is. Radley played by Dill in the leg. This game is prejudice because they are only acting out what they have heard by word of mouth, and not actually witnessing the incident.
In the novel, Boo Radley is heroic because he was always trying to keep the children innocent by shielding them away from more mature problems happening in town and he is protective of them and would help them if it was necessary in a more physical aspect. One time that Boo encouraged the innocence of the children and even his own innocence is the time Scout accidentally entered the Radley property while playing. One of Harper Lee's strongest themes throughout To Kill a Mockingbird is that the characters are being judged by their appearances rather than who they really are. This misjudgement is shown through damages not only society's eyes, but also their thoughts and actions. In To Kill a Mockingbird.