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Why were the kids so interested in Boo Radley?
The children are fascinated with the Radley house because of the mysterious tenants it has. They like letting their imaginations come up stories about the Radleys, and they let the rumors around town influence their thinking as well.
What are the kids trying to give Boo Radley?
They are going to pass a note to Boo Radley with a fishing pole. Atticus catches them trying to deliver the note, and tells them to stop “tormenting” Boo.
What two things do the kids use to try to give Boo a note?
Jem, Scout, and Dill try several ingenious ways to draw Boo out of the dreary Radley home. They try touching the door, sneaking over at night, and even writing a thank-you note (which is intercepted by Nathan Radley).
What was the truth about Boo Radley?
In the reality of the story, Boo Radley is a kind but mentally underdeveloped recluse who stays inside after an accident in his childhood. He secretly leaves the Finch siblings little gifts in a tree outside as a friendly, social gesture and becomes a hero who saves them from an attack at the end of the book.
Why is Boo Radley afraid to come out?
Expert Answers Boo doesn’t come out because he doesn’t want to come out. His life experience tells him that the world is a scary, hard place. He was also shut inside by his father after a violent incident. His father is now dead, but his older brother is still domineering.
What’s wrong with Boo Radley?
Why did Dill want to give Boo Radley a note?
Anyone who dares to do anything with Boo Radley is a brave man indeed. They wanted boo to come out side. Yes, Tiffany, the children wanted to see if Boo would come out.
Why does Atticus tell the children to stop tormenting Boo Radley?
Atticus is very clear when he tells the children that they must stop “tormenting” Boo Radley by playing the game they have devised. The game involves trying to coax Boo Radley to leave his house. Atticus gives several reasons as to why this is an unacceptable game for them to play.
How did Jem and Dill send a message to boo?
Jem and Dill (with Scout looking on) try to send a message to Boo by tying it on a fishing pole and casting it toward his window. Because Dill fails to ring the bell which he is to use at the first sign of anyone approaching, Atticus catches them.