To Kill A Mockingbird Confucius Analysis

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Confucius, a Chinese philosopher, once said “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising everytime we fall”. What Confucius means by this is for society to succeed we have to take a few step back to keep moving forward. There will always be things that set you back in life, but there is always a way to conquer them. It may seem hard to find a way around, but if you see it from a different angle, you can find a way. In the book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee the characters have many challenges that they have to face. This book is a girl, Mayella Ewell, accusing a black man, Tom Robinson, of rape. A white lawyer, Atticus, takes the case and has to deal with the negative and complicated effects with his two children, Jem and…show more content…
She has an ironic view of life but at the same time, is innocent. She is also a strong female role model.” Scout has proven to be a great role model many times throughout the story, but one moment that really shows is when she says, “...I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks” (23-304). Scout and Jem were talking about different people in the town and how some get along while other don’t. Jem explained how there were 4 different folks: “There’s the ordinary kind like us and the neighbors, there’s the kind like the Cunninghams out in the woods, the kind like the Ewells down at the dump, and the Negroes” (23-302). Scout disagrees with Jem says that there is only one type yet she doesn’t understand that because they are different it causes conflict. Her realizing this shows she understands complex ideas and makes a great trait to her character. Scout is just one of Harper Lee’s great role models thats changes through the story. Her father, Atticus, is another role model that teach scout and her brother new lessons: “...I wanted you to see what real courage is… It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what” (11-149). Atticus was attempting to explain this to Jem after a tragic death of Mrs.Dubose, who was a former drug-addict. Mrs.Dubose had a hard time giving the drug up completely…show more content…
Students who read this book will be able to relate to it and learn something new from it. Through perspective is how we see things. Many people see the same situations differently. If we see it from a different perspective than our own, we can get a better understanding of why they did it. Through others, we could see that they have made many mistakes, but it is what they do to fix those mistakes that get them
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