In the impactful novel To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee uses Irony, Point of view, and Allegory to convey that we are blinded by prejudice which restricts us from “truly” seeing people.
After the death for Bob Ewell, heck protects our “silent protector”. We don’t realize who this is this until later on within the scene. This incident brings out the allegory in the book. This scene also highlights the irony with Boo’s character and Maycomb county. Not only does it shine a light on these essential literary elements, but it also goes deep into the point of view of the main character.
The story is told from young Scout Finch’s point of view. Consequently this helps the reader get a deeper, personal look in the poisoned world of Scout Finch. Scout is a young girl around five whose childish world is infected by discrimination that forces her to realize the cold harsh realities of the adult world she is forced to enter. After walking Mr.Radley home that eventful night, she gets a chance to stand on his porch, where for the first time she gets the view from his eyes. Lee shows that Scout is not only impacted by what she sees, but from what he does. In today’s modern society, prejudice is still present, even when we deny it to be. A young woman (Ela) had decided that she wanted to experiment with prejudice from a Muslim’s point of view. She went to the mall as herself and got treated …show more content…
Arthur “Boo” Radley is described as a madman, one who eats raw squirrels and cats. Jem stated that, “...there was a long jagged scar across his face; what teeth he had were yellow and rotten; his eyes popped, and he drooled most of the time.” (16). Jem portrays that Boo is a horrible monster, one who would cause harm towards anyone who saw him. Throughout the book, Boo’s actions slowly begin to contradict what people say about