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Harper Lee displays the heroism through the eyes of Boo Radley and Sheriff Heck Tate Boo Radley is seen as a mysterious character in this book He is also seen as a hero when Scout finally realizes his place in Maycomb In the beginning of the book Boo was feared by the kids because of what the rumors said about him They stated that he wandered the streets of Maycomb while eating squirrels and possums Since he was locked in his house for 15 years another rumor said he stabbed his father in the leg while cutting a newspaper These were just rumors Atticus told the kids you never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of viewuntil you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it Lee 30 After Boo saved the kids from Bob Ewell Scout now can see the real side of Boo As Scout stands in Boos shoes she sees the world from his point of view and gains an understanding of him that no one else in Maycomb has ever had Jones When Scout realizes what Boo has done for her saving her from a killer she sees him as a hero Boo is not a malevolent phantom as described by local rumor Champion When 6 He is indeed a hero at heart At the same time Sheriff Heck Tate shows heroism and compassion toward not only Boo Radley but also Jem Finch Lee uses Sheriff Heck Tate as a protector and a hero in Maycomb After trying to harm the kids Bob Ewell was killed by his own knife As Heck tries to explain to Atticus that Jem his own son could not have stabbed Bob Ewell in the chest Atticus tells Heck that he will face the charges against his son for stabbing Bob Ewell Heck will not take that for an answer Tate tries to persuade Atticus to pretend Bob Ewell
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