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In To Kill a Mockingbird, what did Arthur (Boo) Radley do that landed him temporarily...

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bigdog121 | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted December 5, 2008 at 9:48 AM via web

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In To Kill a Mockingbird, what did Arthur (Boo) Radley do that landed him temporarily in the county jail?

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zumba96 | TA , Grade 11 | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted December 31, 2014 at 4:37 AM (Answer #3)

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Boo Radley almost stabbed his father to death with a pair of scissors. When he got mad, he tried to stab his father in the leg and he was sent to jail. From there on he became an outcast of society and very recluse, until he met the kids.                                          

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rlendensky | Student, College Freshman | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted December 5, 2008 at 2:21 PM (Answer #2)

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Boo Radley was thrown in jail for joyriding in a Ford Model T, also, Boo Radley was arrested for nearly stabbing his father to death with a pair of scissors, he grew angry with his father and took a pair of scissors and stabbed him in the leg with them, which landed him in the societal position that he was in, there making him the social outcast.

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