Conflicts In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Everyday people all over are dealing with conflicts and their so called enemies. An instance where I dealt with a conflict is when the swimmers at prospect high school were judging me based on my speed. They created their opinions with out meeting me or finding out who I was. This was a conflict I had to deal with and many of the girl who were judgmental became my enemies.This is a topic that affects many, not only fictional characters in a book. This is why it is worth reading. Some may understand that dealing with these conflicts or enemies can be difficult and troublesome, others may have not had to face conflicts head on. Conflicts can be found everyday with in our society from our political leaders arguing to little things like children…show more content…
Just like many, the characters of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee had to experience what is like to have enemies and conflicts in the book.Throughout the book Jem and scout have crossed many paths with conflicts and enemies all involving them being…show more content…
Bob told Atticus he would get him even if it was the last thing he did. This makes Jem and Scout worried because they feel threatened as well. Jem pleads, “Nothing’s happened. We’re scared for you, and we think you oughta do something about him” (Lee,292). He is seen as an enemy to the Finch’s after the trial because of his verbal and physical actions. Bob Ewell antagonizes and causes fear for these young kids, this is why conflicts arise. This grown man is not only causing conflicts for the children but their father, Atticus too. To add more on, in the book Scout and Jem were on their way home from Scout’s school play. On their way home Jem kept stopping, he explained to Scout that he felt they were being followed. After stopping many more times they were attacked by Bob Ewell. Scout alliterates, “Anyway, Jem hollered and I didn’t hear him any more an’ the next thing—Mr.Ewell was tryin’ to squeeze me to death, I reckon...” (Lee,361). This situation shows how much of an enemy and threat Bob is to Scout and Jem. This clearly represents what he is capable of and how he handles situations. This is where the conflict can clearly be seen, a grown man should not be going after two young children, let alone any child. Because of what this man is capable of and his pure hate towards the Finch family, he is defined
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