Maligniness In To Kill A Mockingbird

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To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a roller coaster of a book with many lows highpoints. This story expresses the innocence, purity, and impurity of the town of Maycomb through a little girl named Jean Louise Finch (Scout). This book is called To Kill A Mockingbird because throughout the book the mockingbird which is displayed as pure and innocent is destroyed by flagitious people. Throughout the book, there have been many instances of malignity but 3 mockingbirds that have persevered are Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, and Mayella Ewell. Firstly, Atticus Finch is the leading mockingbird in this story because he has shown his perseverance, truthfulness, and he is one of the most respected people in Maycomb County. He cares about other people and their decisions even if they’re right or wrong. While the kids were playing a game based upon Boo Radley Atticus comes outside and says this to the children, “If he wanted to stay inside his own house he had the …show more content…
In the end of the story, scout remembers the deeds he’s done for them, “Boo was our neighbor. He gave us soap dolls, a broken watch and chain, a pair of good-luck pennies, and our lives” (Lee 373). Boo Radley has been a type of guardian angel to the kids. He didn’t want to be seen by the kids but he still found a way to give them gifts. Jem and Scout owe Boo Radley their lives. Bob Ewell would’ve killed or almost killed them if it wasn’t for Boo. The kids were mockingbirds in this situation about to be destroyed by Bob Ewell but Boo saved them. Jem and Scout go up to Atticus after the fire is somewhat cleared when Scout realizes something, “I looked down and found myself clutching a brown woolen blanket I was wearing around my shoulders, squaw-fashion” (Lee 95). Scout was given this blanket by Boo Radley unknowingly. This is another example of how much Boo cares and looks over the

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