To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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In Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, how is Boo Radley pre-judged by the kids?

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In Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, the children are too quick to believe the rumors that have been spread by the gossips, the uninformed, and the superstitious.

Because Boo Radley never comes out, they see him much the way his family has made the community see him: as a ghost, a non-person. His humanity has been taken away from him, and the children envision him in a very one-dimensional way. After the fire, when Boo put the blanket around Scout 's shoulders, they seem to somewhat lose their sense that he is a complete monster with jagged teeth who eats squirrels, though because they fear the...

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They belive all of the rumour about him, and think that he is a monster. They never step in his shoes or as atticus says "you must get in someones skin and walk around in it to ready know what it feels like to be him"(that is not the actual quote but it is like that). Once Atticus explains his action and what it is like to be him they understand him more. How he likes to be alone and not see/known. At the end of the book you learn alot about. (you should re-read it)

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