Examples Of Appearance Vs Reality In To Kill A Mockingbird

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To kill a mocking bird essay Every one falls victim to different negativities at one point in time or another, like Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, Jem, and Scout. Boo Radley fell victim to Appearance vs. reality, Boo is hidden in his home after being expelled there and now doesn't want to go because of the shame he would face if he left. So he only leave at night. Tom Robinson fell victim to Racism. He is wrongfully prosecuted and judged for a crime he didn't do, because of racial sterotypes. Jem and Scout fell victim to youth. They are treated differently, and not allowed the same as the rest of us, because there minds aren't developed yet. "It's that change from innocents to reality in a child thats so beautiful"- Mark Jefferson. These examples show how Tom Robinson, Boo Radley, Jem and Scout, are mocking birds. Tom Robinson is a victim of racism. When he was on trial for rape, the jury was biased against Tom Robinson. The whole Jury was completely white men as was the law back then, and people…show more content…
Appearance vs. reality is a concept where things are not what they look like. Some younger people do not even know if Boo is real, they just heard the legends. "The Radley place was inhabited by a unknown entity the mere description of whom was enough to make us behave for days on end." (7) Scout said. Everybody has heard the stories about Boo and has a flawed image of him in there heads. "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"(13) Scout. He doesn't like to come out during the day because of the rumors. If he were to come out during the day people would be so stunned and everyone would be looking at him, so much he would just be scared back inside. He is never seen during the day or when the Jem and Scout are out, but when they are out late coming home from the play, he is there and saves them from Bob

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