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Essay On Scout Growing Up In To Kill A Mockingbird

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To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel by Harper Lee about her life in the early 1960’s. To Kill a Mockingbird shows Scouts life and the events that lead up to her meeting Boo Radley. In To Kill a Mockingbird Scout discovers hot to grow up through her life. First off in To Kill a Mockingbird Scout discovers growing up through her life the first character that shows this is Atticus. In Maycomb Scout was having a bad day and her dad teaches her a life lesson “You will never understand a person until you consider things from his point of view until you climb in his skin and walk around in it” (page:39). Scout and her family look up to each other Atticus is always teaching his kids to listen and grow. Atticus gives scout a life lesson basically telling her to never give up. “Simply because we were licked a 100 years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win” (page:101). Therefor it shows how her dad is telling her never to give up. Finally this shows how Atticus helps Scout through her journey of growing up.…show more content…
One day in Maycomb Scout was judging Walter Cunningham for the way he was eating and Calpurnia said “ There's some folks who don't eat like us but you ain't called on to contradict ‘em at the table. That boys yo comp'ny and if he wants to eat the tablecloth you let em you hear” (page:32). Therefor Scout learns from Calpurnia how to grow up. Calpurnia gives scout a surprise after she has been good for a while. “Shut your eyes and close your mouth and I'll give you a surprise”(Page:38). Therefor that teaches Scout hat if you be kind and nice you will be rewarded. Finally this shows that Calpurnia taught Scout to be a young
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