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Scout Atticus And Boo Essay

1263 words - 6 pages


Scout, Atticus, and Boo is a very enlightening book that shares opinions,

ideas, and overall feeling of the Harper Lee novel To Kill A Mockingbird. The

collection of readers, writers, actors and actresses, television personalities, and

other critics show a wide range of how the book was a part of each and everyone of

their lives. To Kill a Mockingbird leaves an impact on anyone who has opened the pages

and started the journey with Scout Finch leading the way. It is timeless and world

famous, the book made a huge impact on the 1960's and continues to resurface into parts

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Mary Badham was later nominated for best supporting actress but lost it to Patty Duke,

the actress who played Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker. Mary stayed in contact with

Gregory Peck for the rest of his life and considered him close to her like a father.

For me the most eye opening of the interviews was Diane Mcwhorther's. Diane

said her first time seeing the movie was a terrible experience. She knew of the

controversy of the story when she went but she forced herself to fight back the tears

when Tom Robinson was shot. The was feeling the conflict from what she was raised to

believe and what she knew was right. The story is so powerful in that way of showing

the lack of justice in the 1930's. She wondered what her father would think of her

crying for a black man, it is amazing how far we have come to segregation and this

interview shows that in a very vivid way.

Scout, Atticus, and Boo really helped me appreciate the novel To Kill a

Mockingbird more than I originally did. This book has every element of family,

friends, and society blended in a simple elegant way. To Kill a Mockingbird is

a story of love in the most essential meaning of the word, love and hate are what fuels

the novel it is what bindes the pages together there is love on every page in invisible

everyday way we all express.

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