Hermit Radley and Forester Essay

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Hermit Radley and Forester People see the world differently, some want to be a part of the society in any way possible and there are those, the hermits that hide from the outside world. They don’t interact with anyone. In the novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, and in the movie Finding Forester there are hermits. They were driven to hermitage, and eventually as many years past, their hermitages were broken because of their friendships. Both of the hermits were driven to hermitage because of their families, and both of them had friends to help them break their shells. Boo Radley and William Forester were driven to hermitage. Boo Radley was locked inside of his house by his father when he was in his teens. It was his father’s choice, that or he would be sent to something similar to a military school. “The doors of the Radley house were closed on weekdays, as well as Sundays, and Mr. Radley’s boy was not seen again for 15 years.” Boo essentially didn’t exist for 15 years. Yes, his actions as a kid led to him being locked up, but his father was given another way out of the problem. The judge was going to send Boo with his friends to something like a military school. Getting sent to the military schoo Continue...


Jem and Scout meant so much to Radley that he broke his shell to save one of their lives. It would have prevented him from being a hermit. "Thank you Jamal, for you have given me more than you could imagine. William Forester had made a great friendship also. They had received many things from Boo and when they found out, Boo, Jem and Scout had a friendship going that they didn't even know existed. One day when Jem and Scout were walking home they saw a knothole in a tree with a present left by Radley. Finally, toward the end of the book, Mr. He died happy because Jamal gave him more than anybody give him. Besides talking to the guy he pays to bring him food and supplies, he hasn't made contact to the outside world for 20 years. Then, after the meeting was over Forester said goodbye to Jamal. Long ago Forester made a decision to separate himself, and he stuck with his decision. He knows that if he hadn't let his brother drive that one day while he was drunk, he would still be alive. People said he existed, but Jem and I had never seen him.