Analysis of the Childhood World of Jem Scout and Dill and Their Relationship with Boo Radley in Part One?
Analyze the childhood world of Jem, Scout, and Dill and their relationship with Boo Radley in Part One.
The novel 'To kill a mockingbird' is a story about the older Scout looking back at her childhood in Maycomb, Alabama, and how she had grown up from a world of complete innocence into a much more complex adult world containing lots of negative elements and some good that together form her idea about the world and the way she thinks reacts to different thing later on in the story and maybe even in the following years after the end of the book. One of the things that older Jean Louise talks about a lot in the book is Arthur ‘Boo’ Radley and his relationship with her, Jem, and Dill. That, basically, is the basis of …show more content…
Charles Baker "Dill" Harris is Jem and Scout's friend who visits Maycomb every summer and stays with his aunt Miss Rachel. His goal throughout the novel is to get Boo Radley to come out of his house, and for the first few summers the children concoct many plans to lure him out, until Atticus stops them. Dill promises to marry Scout, and they become "engaged". He is the only other child except Scout and Jem, who appears a lot in this book.
Jem and Scout acted in small made up plays that they used to make themselves, so they could pass their time and that is what they mostly did, until Dill came into their lives. Dill is fascinated by the stories that he has heard about Boo and wants to learn more about him. He convinces the two siblings to help him make Boo come out of his house and after that point the biggest part of their day consists of things that have to do with Boo. They try to take a sneak peek of Boo, try to send him messages, dare each other to go to various places in the Radley lot, and even make a play out of Boo’s life.
Boo Radley is an extremely reclusive individual. Because of his nature the children of Maycomb believe he is a horrible person, due to all the