Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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The thinning fog laced between the leaves of the pecan tree. Morning dew dripped down onto the blades of grass that wove around the tree’s roots. It was a typical Maycomb morning. The street was dark and empty. The woman who always hummed old hymns in her flowers was silently sleeping. The woman who hurriedly walked across the street every morning to tell the latest gossip was snoring away in her bed. The man who kept his reading lamp on through the night was beginning to stir in his bed, and his children, who ran to him every afternoon, were tucked in warm beds dreaming about the day ahead. Rays of sunlight were beginning to splash onto the porch. It was time to go back inside. One last look around the street, and the door closed. In Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout Finch asks her neighbor, Miss Maudie, if she thinks Boo Radley is crazy. “If he’s not, then he should be by now. The things that happen to people we never really know. What happens in houses behind closed doors, what secrets-” (Lee 46) This novel is told from the perspective of Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, a young girl who begins to see the different sides of human nature. In the beginning of the novel, Scout becomes fascinated in a ghost. She had heard rumors and accounts of people seeing him. She heard he ate cats and tapped on windows in the night. The all allusive Boo Radley had become an infatuation. During the evolution of the novel, the attributes of Boo Radley are revealed in small acts of
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