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The Good and Bad Qualities of a Person as Displayed in To Kill a Mockingbird

Summary: An important theme of Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird is that both good and evil qualities can coexist in the same person. Both Boo Radley and Mrs. Dubose display the good side of their personalities at different points in the novel, disspelling Scout and Jem's belief that both were evil and incapable of doing good.
At the beginning of the novel, which takes place in the racist town of Maycomb Alabama, Scout and Jem Finch along with most children think that Arthur "Boo" Radely is an evil monster. He is a recluse who is never seen out of his house and there are many rumors surrounding him. When ever something bad happens it is always blamed on him even if it were impossible for him to have done it. When Bob Ewell gets angry at Scout and Jem's father, Atticus, for defending a Negro in court against him, he attacks Scout and Jem on their way home one night. To the children's surprise, they are saved by Boo Radley. These events in Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird suggest that nobody is all good or all evil, but instead...

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