What are Mockingbirds? Mockingbirds are a species of birds, that all they do is
sing their hearts out for us and never ruin anything. Who has ever thought of it being a sin
to kill a mockingbird. Harper Lee is a writer who expresses her childhood as the plot and
the Mockingbirds symbolizing certain characters(Tom Robinson and Boo Radley) in the
novel, basing them on what occurs to themselves and their reactions towards it. Racism
was a big part of the story, mostly involving in the conflicts and just the normal lifestyle of
Maycomb County. Could you imagine such a story like this, happening realistically. In
the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee expresses Dill, Mayella, and Boo as lonely
characters who attempted to combat their loneliness.
Dill is a dynamic character who is introduced as a 7 year old boy who knows how
to read and will be staying with Miss Rachel every summer in Maycomb County. Dill
becomes good friends with Jem and Scout, and they end up getting very involved and
mischievous with the Radley place and Boo. Throughout the novel, Dill is a lonely child
who hides his feelings about the truth. Dill really doesn’t have a family that takes care of
him, his mother just sends him to
Harper Lee"tms magnificent novel, To Kill A Mockingbird expressed the author"tmslifestyle and resembles how life was back then. Since all she does is work around the house, shehas no time to have a friend so she keeps herself busy with her loneliness. It makes Dill more proud of himself that he"tms not and outcast and he"tms not lonely and that someone does show feelings towardshim. Since the Ewells were against most blacks,Bob Ewell caught Tom at the house and when he ran away, Bob ended up raping his owndaughter and blaming it on Tom. The most loneliest of all characters is Arthur "Boo" Radley, who has been lockedup in his house for 25 years. Inside, Mayella felt horrible for what she has done and I don"tmt think she meantto hurt Tom and ruin their friendship, but she was just frightened of her father beating andraping her again. Mayella isthe daughter of Bob Ewell and there considered disgusted and poor folks who are racistagainst black people. Also, it is saidthat Boo once stabbed his own father in the leg with a pair of scissors, pulled them out andcontinued on with what he was doing. Dill makes this all up so he can fit in withthe crowd and feel like someone is there for him. any family member who is willing to take him and heunfortunately has no father. All thistime he wanted to come out of hiding, but Nathan Radley kept him from it. Dill hides the truth by telling Jem and Scout lies; saying howhis father is rich because he conducts the railroad, then becomes a pilot, and now over thesummer they will be building a boat together. He also is said to eat squirrels and cats and just bethe freak of Maycomb. " This gives Boo Radley"tms perseputation to the story. Mayella"tms loneliness destroyed her life and not only that, but now she"tmslonelier then ever.