There are many different ways of bullying, verbal, physical, and now there is cyber. Bullying is not okay by any means in any ways. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee a black man is wrongfully accused of rape and the lawyer’s children learn and grow as well as attempt to lure the neighborhood shut-in, Boo Radley, out of his home. In the short story “Two Fishermen” by Morley Callaghan the town newspaper reporter ends up going fishing with the hangman K. Smith, or Smitty as he prefers, and then when Smitty hangs Thomas Delaney and is hated for doing the job that must be done but nobody wants. In these literary items there are many similarities that can be compared. One is the similarity between Boo Radley and Smitty. They are unwanted due to their lifestyles, both have something important to them, and neither does anything to deserve the hatred, rumors, and bullying they are subjected to. Due to these similarities Boo Radley and K. Smith are both subjected to bullying.
Boo Radley from To Kill a Mockingbird lives a simple life. However, he is constantly a subject or bullying and rumors in Maycomb County. “So Jem received most of his information from Miss Stephanie Crawford, a neighbor scold, who said she knew the whole thing. According to Miss Stephanie, Boo was sitting in the livingroom cutting some items from The Maycomb Tribune to paste in his scrapbook. His father entered the room. As Mr. Radley passed by, Boo drove the scissors into his parent’s leg, pulled them out, wiped them on his pants and resumed his activities.” (Lee 13) This quote explains the rumors that surround Boo Radley and his lifestyle. Boo does not enjoy the company of people much, resulting in him rarely leaving his parents’ home. Boo Radley is aware of what occurs in the town and he cares about certain aspects such as. “Jem let me do the honors: I pulled out two small images carved in soap. One was the figure of a boy