Relationships In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Has there ever been a moment in your life where you find yourself constantly at your loved one’s aid when he or she is in pain? It’s probably because you want to do whatever you can to relieve the pain your loved one is suffering through. People would, at no limits, defend those they care about. This appears in stories including To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, “Once Upon a Time” by Nadine Gordimer, and “The Gettysburg Address” by Abraham Lincoln.
There were a few instances of such actions found in To Kill a Mockingbird. One of those instances occurred when Francis, Scout’s cousin, began picking on Scout’s father, Atticus. Throughout the book, it’s apparent that Scout loves Atticus,
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As Jem and Scout walked home from the pageant, there was a peculiar being, who was later revealed to be Bob Ewell, following them. On their walk, Bob attacked them, but another person, Boo Radley, jumped in to save them. Although Boo had no real verbal communication with Scout and Jem, he still grew a rather odd relationship with them. This led Boo to rescue Jem and Scout, ultimately saving them, with Bob dying in the process. Boo developed such a relationship with Jem and Scout, he went in to protect them even though he was putting his life on the line. It went so far that a person died at the scene. (Lee…show more content…
Their relationship was too precious to Juliet, so to honor their marriage, Juliet ingested a potion to make her appear dead before her and Paris’s wedding. If the potion failed, her last resort would’ve been to kill herself (Shakespeare 258). With rumors of Juliet’s death, Romeo came back to Verona to see his “deceased” wife once more, and he said, “Shall I believe that unsubstantial Death is amorous and that the lean abhorred monster keeps thee here in dark to be his paramour?” (Shakespeare 272). Romeo still wanted to be with Juliet, not allowing anyone else in the afterlife to be with her. To resolve this problem, he killed himself to be with Juliet on the other side. His love for Juliet caused him to kill himself so he and Juliet could still stay
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