To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

TKAM Character Analysis Essay

Thesis: In To Kill a Mockingbird, Boo Radley is a dynamic character because he evolves from a cruel menace to a kind man, over the course of the story.
Body 1:
P) In the beginning of the book, Boo Radley was a menacing, mysterious man in the point of view of Scout and Jem.
E) “Inside the house lived a malevolent phantom… People said he went out at night when the moon was down and peeped in windows…. Once the town was terrorized by a series of nocturnal events… People looked at the Radley house unable to discard their suspicions…”(page 9)
A) This quote describes how the children felt about Boo Radley. They only know of him what they have learned from rumors and urban myths. At the beginning of the story, Radley was just a an unknown, but terrifying possibility.
Body 2: by the middle of the book, Boo Radley evolved into an even more mysterious, but less menacing man. Scout and Jem find little gift hidden in the knot of a tree in radley’s yard.Tjey suspect hat it is from Boo, but cannot be sure

A) Boo Radley hs evolved from a menace only heard of from the stories to a possbuly nice person

Body 3) At the end of the story, Boo is revealed to be a kind man, who is mothing like the rumors. He saved Scout and Jem from the evil mr. that one guy. Aaaahaha
A) BY the end of the book, Radley has turned into an innocent and kind man. The rumor are not true. Scout now know that he is the one giving them gifts, and has in fact only been giving them kindness. All the urban legends and rumors are displaced by the actuality of his presence.

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