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  • Tom Robinson And Boo Radley
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    Summary To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee is a story written written to show the importance of black people in the 1930's. It is a good story with a good point. The prime messages observed in this novel is that of racism, how the actions of a community, not just a parent, can affect a child, and how rumors and invalidated facts can destroy anyone's reputation. Racism is mentioned throughout the second part of the novel. It is the prime and most mentioned part of this sec...
  • Examples Of Racism And Injustice
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    To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee In Harper Lee's book, To Kill A Mockingbird, there are many examples of racism and injustice. During this time in history, racism was acceptable, and injustice was a problem in which everyone faced. Nobody likes to suffer from injustice, yet they do it to others. Racism and injustice were key themes in her book. Not only those who were black, but also those who were affiliated with blacks, were considered inferior. Atticus, a lawyer, who defended blacks in court,...
  • Courageous As Atticus And Boo
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    Courage Harper Lee based many characters from her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, on important people in her own life. Her father, a southern lawyer, served as a model for Atticus Finch. Her older sister shared many of the same reclusive qualities as Boo Radley. It can be understood that these people in Lee's life were only foundations for the characters in To Kill a Mockingbird in view of the abundance of courageousness found in the novel. It would be very difficult to conc...
  • Tom Robinson And Boo Radley
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    To Kill A Mockingbird: Prejudice in MaycombTwo major people in To Kill A Mockingbird are prejudged; Boo Radley and Tom Robinson. One man is the victim of prejudice; Atticus Finch. These men are mockingbirds. For a mockingbird has never hurt anyone, and neither has Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, nor Tom Robinson... Boo Radley is prejudged because he chooses to stay in his domicile. While Tom Robinson is prejudged because of his color. Atticus Finch becomes a victim of prejudice due to his valiancy to...
  • Boo Radley And Tom Robinson
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    Boo Radley and Tom Robinson come from very different backgrounds. Both face similar stories of prejudice and unfair judgments. These men faced some of the same hardships throughout their lives. Boo and Tom are both good men who were put down because they are considered "different" than others in the town. Scout learns important lessons from the way the people in town treat Boo and Tom. The title of the book To Kill A Mockingbird takes on different meanings as the author tells the story of these ...
  • Tom Robinson To Boo Radley
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    To Kill A Mockingbird: Controversial Issues In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee addresses many controversial issues. Such issues as, racism, discrimination, and social class are explored. During the 1950's in the small county of Maycomb, the mentality of most southern people reflected that of the nation. Most of the people were racist and discriminatory. In the novel, these ideas are explored by a young girl, Scout. The readers see the events that occur through her eyes. In the book,...
  • Tom Robinson And Arthur Boo Radley
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    In Harper Lee's novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, Miss Maudie said that it was a sin to kill a mockingbird. Mrs. Maudie defines what mockingbirds are by saying that they don t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don t eat up people's gardens, don t nest in corncrib's, they don t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us" (90). Tom Robinson and Arthur Boo Radley are the two mockingbirds in the novel because they were people that never harmed anyone. Tom Robinson was a helpful, carin...
  • Tom Robinson And Boo Radley
    329 words
    Injustice Injustice is a problem in which everyone faces, unfortunately this cruelty cannot be ignored. In this novel, titled ' To Kill A Mockingbird ', there are three characters who suffer the most injustice. They are Atticus, Tom Robinson and Boo Radley. Atticus, is a man of great wisdom, he suffers from the fact that he had committed to taking on a difficult Negro case. He was constantly persecuted for this decision, which made him work even harder at winning the case. Even though his family...
  • Most Injustice In The Novel
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    Injustices a problem which everyone faces. Nobody likes to suffer from injustice, yet they do it to others. In the novel, ' To Kill A Mockingbird ' written by Harper Lee, there are three characters who suffer the most injustice. They are Atticus, Tom Robinson and Boo Radley. Atticus, a man with great wisdom, suffers from the fact that he had taken on a Negro case. He was constantly persecuted for his decision, which made him work even harder at winning the case. Eventhough his family was made fu...
  • Scout And Jems Treatment Of Boo Radley
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    Scout And Jems Treatment Of Boo Radley Is Just One Example Of Prejudice In To Kill Mockingbird Dis Shashi varsaniScout and Jems treatment of Boo Radley is just one example of prejudice in To Kill A Mockingbird Discuss. There are many examples of prejudice in To kill a mockingbird. The deep hatred and fear that exists between whites and Negroes means that violence can break out at any time. The Lynch mob, made up of normally reasonable, respectable men, was ready to kill and it did nearly succeed...
  • Tom Robinson And Boo Radley
    440 words
    In this novel Aticus tells Jem and Scout that Its a sin to kill a mockingbird. This quote sums up the heart of the book. A mockingbird is a harmless creature that makes the world more pleasant with its songs. The mockingbirds in the novel are Tom Robinson and Boo Radley. Neither of them ever harmed or killed anybody in their lives, to kill either of them would be a sin. Boo Radley went through life never hurting a soul. He left gum, pennies, and wax dolls for Jem and Scout. He sewed Jems torn pa...
  • Tom Robinson And Boo Radley
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    Boo Radley and Tom Robinson Both Boo Radley and Tom Robinson were outcasts to the society of Maycomb. Boo was locked away in his house, where Tom was a black man. Racism was very bad in the 1930's. No one wanted to be a black man's friend and if someone said he had done something wrong, he had obviously done something wrong. Like in Tom's case. Tom had been framed for rape, which he didn t do. Tom never harmed anyone (Lee, 195) Racism led to his punishment, as he was carried away from the courth...
  • Tom Robinson And Boo Radley
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    This essay can be modified and used for self-benefit in any way. - In To Kill a Mockingbird, a novel by Harper Lee, Jean Louise "Scout" Finch, through her many experiences, came to realize many lessons. Two of which follow: who it is sinful to harm and the understanding of others. She achieved them when observing Tom Robinson's trial and standing on the Radleys' porch. Scout learned that it is a sin to hurt someone who doesn't do harm to others. Tom Robinson was a man who worked hard to support ...
  • Boo Radley And Tom Robinson
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    The novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, by the American author Harper Lee, is about how society kills innocence with evil. The setting of the book takes place in the 1950's, where racism was a big deal to society. Throughout the novel, Lee uses a mockingbird as a analogy to the characters, which makes the title so convenient to the novel. If we were to view a bird's world, blue jays would be viewed as the bullies. They are loud, territorial, and aggressive. The blue jays represent the prejudice "bulli...

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