Boo is a Crazy Maniac in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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Boo Radley is portrayed as a crazy maniac due to the rumors spread about him and a trial he underwent as a teenager.(Scout) "So Jem received most of his information from Miss Stephanie Crawford, a neighborhood scold, who said she knew the whole thing. According to Miss Stephanie, Boo was sitting in the livingroom cutting some items from 'The Maycomb Tribune' to paste in his scrapbook. His father entered the room. As Mr. Radley passed by, Boo drove the scissors into his parent’s leg, pulled them out, wiped them on his pants, and resumed his activities."(pg 11)Scout and Jem look upon him with fear and suspicion from the stories that surround them from the time they were children. She gradually becomes aware that Boo is just lonely and wants to befriend them. In attempt to reach out and communicate with Scout and Jem, he leaves gifts for them in a tree.He also covered scout with a blanket when she was cold and folded and stitched jem's pants. Towards the end of the book was Boo's final heroic act. He rescues Jem and Scout from the hands of danger by terminating Bob Ewell. By now Scout r...

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