Khaled Lee 's ' Boo Radley ' Essay

828 Words Nov 9th, 2015 4 Pages
The another character which author uses in her novel is dynamic and round character of Boo Radley, as his character modifies gradually throughout the novel. In the beginning of the novel the author portrays Radley Boo as an awful and terrible person. Author Lee describes Boo Radley as, “a thin leathery man with colorless eyes … [that] did not reflect light” (32).The Maycomb people spread a false rumors about him, as no one ever seen him due to the reason he never comes out from his house. Due to several rumors, Boo Radley becomes a mystery for the children which they want to reveal. Scout, Jem and Dill tries many times to see a glance of Boo Radley but it is too hard for them to bring Radley Boo out from his house. In the article “Boo Radley Comes Out”, the author shows the curiosity of the children as, “He is also curious, and for hours he sits staring at the Radley place —just in case Boo Radley should come out” (“Boo Radley Comes Out” 109). This reflects that the children are eager to know about Boo Radley. Author Lee narrates the Mr. Boo’s appearance assumed by the kid as, “Boo was about six-and-a-half feet tall, judging from his tracks; he dined on raw squirrels and any cats he could catch, that’s why his hands were bloodstained—if you ate an animal raw, you could never wash the blood off. There was a long jagged scar that ran across his face; what teeth he had were yellow and rotten; his eyes popped, and he drooled most of the time” (16). This shows that the kids…

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