Direct Characterization Boo Radley

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Boo Radley is the mysterious man in Maycomb County , and he is the killer in every scary kid’s story. Boo stays locked up in his house, and has not came out in thirty years. They say that Boo lives off of raw squirrels and cats that he catches., Aand that he has a big scar across his face, and yellow rotten teeth. Jem, Scout, and Dill spendt their summer trying to get Boo to come out of his house, but it never worksed. The children always wondered why Boo stayded inside his homeuse. Even though he never said why he stayed inside, the children finally understand after what they witness over the summer and school year. One reason why Boo stays inside because he is forced to. Another second reason is that Boo prefers to stay in his own environment,…show more content…
People in Maycomb County seen him as a monster and freak. They arewould be judgemental, and that's why he isa scaredy thing to experience. Everything is different in his perspective, and he doeswould not understand why society is so harshlike that. Boo experienced a part of society when Bob Ewell attacked Jem and Scout. He saween how evil people were and killed Bob Ewell. Scout finally saween things through Boo’s perspective when she walked him home. “Atticus was right. One time he said, you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them. Just standing on the Radley porch was enough.” (Lee 148). Boo was just an innocent victim to society, and he had to experience the harsh reality of society. Punishing him would be wrong because he did nothing to hurt anyone, and he saved two innocent livesJem and Scout’s life. Punishing Boo would be a sin just like how Scout saysid, "Well, it'd be sort of like shootin' a mockingbird, wouldn't it?" (Lee 146). Those are the reasons why Boo stays inside of his house. He was forced too, he prefered to, and he did not want to be judged by society. Boo was an innocent victim, just like Tom. He had good reasons to stay inside. Society can be a scary place for someone out of the ordinary, and he could not cope with
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