to kill a mockingbird

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To Kill a Mockingbird : By Harper Lee
The book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is about a family made up of Atticus Finch and his daughter Scout and son Jem and their lives before during and after the trail. The trail was when Atticus was defending a black man named Tom Robinson. Tom was accused of raping a white lady named Mayella Ewell in Maycomb county where the trail took place and where the Finches live. Atticus believes it is a sin to kill a mockingbird. there are three people in this book that get “killed” by townspeople in this book Boo Radley who is shy/kind, Tom Robinson who gets actually killed and was good/nice. Finally Atticus Finch who is the father of Scout and Jem he is a very honest/nice guy.
Boo Radley his real name is Arthur Radley and everyone hates him and “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.(17)” He is actually a kind man and shy tho despite his description. Boo radley is a shy man he has not left his house in 25 years. Also he is a very kind guy. Over the course of the book he has gave the kids gifts in the hole of a tree such as gum, yarn, and carved figurines made of soap this was kind of him because it gave something for the kids to look forward to and something for
Carr 2 them to play with. When Miss Maudie’s house was on fire scout was watching the fire when all the sudden Boo puts a blanket on her and she does not realize it and does not know who it was. Th...

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... lies unless he has to, to the kids if it is for their benefit. He is one of the best fathers I have heard of. When he heard that a gang was going to Toms cell
Carr 4 he went there to protect but the kids followed him to help him with a chair. This is nice of him to protect Tom even tho he would not do anything to the gang but he is there for support. They kill him by making horrible remarks to him and the family even his sister Aunt Alexandra. this puts a very big toll on him. People also call him a disgrace. This kills his moral but he powers through it. this shows you how Atticus Finch is.
In conclusion, You can tell that Tom, Boo, and Atticus are all nice people and how they were killed. This shows you how meaningful Harper Lee was when she wrote To Kill a Mockingbird. Now will you think twice when you insult someone and how it could “kill” them?
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