Symbolism in “To kill a mockingbird” by Harper Lee Another symbol of Harper Lee’s “To kill a mockingbird” is the character of Boo Radley. While Jem and Scout are still “children” they find is amusing that Boo Radley is so different and never comes out. Following his becomes an adventure for them but throughout the novel this perception of the man changes. They start seeing Boo Radley as a man with a strong personality and change their attitude towards him as he saves them from potential death. In the beginning of the story Boo Radley is more like a mysterious fairy-tale hero to them and at the end he becomes very real as he saves their lives.
The innocence and the evil in Harper Lee’s “To kill a mockingbird”. The confrontation of the good and the evil is one of the major messages Harper Lee shares with the reader. Being children, Jem and Scout, initially perceive people as good creatures, but eventually they get acquainted with the real world which is full of injustice, brutality and even death. The children learn how to see the world from the prospective of an adult and loose the moral innocence very fast.
“To Kill a Mockingbird” summary The story is told by a little innocent girl by the name Scout who actually has to grow up fast in the next three years and the evens she observes become dramatic and full of racial and social injustice. She and her brother Jem learn that the world can be dangerous just because their father decided to prove the innocence of an African American. The girl is shocked by the way the world around her functions destroying and killing people only on the basis of the social and racial stereotypes.
“To kill a mockingbird” character analysis Atticus Finch – is a widower with two children and lawyer of a small town of Maycomb who results representing an African American man Tom Robinson accused of raping and killing a white girl. Atticus Finch Scout (Jean Louise Finch) – is Atticus’ daughter. The novel describes three years of life of the girl and the dramatic changed in her perception of life which occur due to the tragic events she observes. Scout is a rebel and a tomboy. As she tells the story she forms a picture of human nature and its evilness.