This shows that even though Scout knows and understands what happened and what the results of the trial was she still has a lot of things to learn because by her reaction she missed something since she don’t know what rape is. Scout has forever been changed and shaped by this event. Harper Lee has such a way of showing us how ugly people can truly
Practically everybody in literature has someone in their world that influences who they are and how they view the world. One of the best examples of a mentor in literature takes place in To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. In this story, Scout, a young girl growing up in 1960’s Alabama, learns a lot about herself and her world from her father, Atticus, Miss Maudie Atkinson, her neighbor, and her family's housekeeper, Calpurnia. These three people teach Scout about compassion, understanding others, as well as how to compose herself in front of others. These mentors guide Scout through her childhood and teach her valuable lessons about how to live a good life.
And then she haul off and kiss me on the mouth (Walker, 1982).¨ In the movie however it doesn't show how close the girls become, and how strong their bond is. One of the main points Shug´s character puts across is how she teaches Celie about herself, like the reader could see Nettie trying to do in the beginning of the story. In the book one of the most important things celie is able to do is stand up for herself, she is able to do this with the guidance and support given to her by shug. In the movie one can only assume Celie finds her strength over time given all the abuse she endures in her childhood, and
In this essay, you will learn how Anne Frank felt during hiding and why she believed this quote below. The quote " In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart" is what I have supportive quotes for. In this essay I will be discussing what quotes Anne said during her hiding that support that quote. Also, in this essay will be telling you what I think each quote meant. Next, each of these quotes came from Anne Frank.
Scout is definitely a character we see growth in. She goes from being a little girl who can’t control her anger to a young lady that wants a change in the world. In this quote, Scout shows that she tries to climb into Jem 's skin and understand what he is going through. In this part of the chapter was when the tree hole, that has the gifts got filled up and Jem felt bad about not giving anything in return. When scout saw that Jem was moody and sad, she didn’t want to bother him.
By the end of The House on Mango Street, she knows that she underwent a huge transformation and her relationship with mango st is starting to weaken. Although she has not yet left mango street to start a new life, her writing has helped her to find privacy within herself, and to be able to tell her experiences and learn from them. Writing really helps to strengthen esperanza as a person and gives her an eligible reason for her escape from mango
Anna Quindlen’s use of detail, along with imagery and language, paints a picture of her struggle with attaining perfection while in college. Her speech, often pensive and foreboding, warns of the dangers of pursuing perfection and the joy felt when one gives up that inane dream. Quindlen’s details planted from beginning to end of her speech are designed to get a clear message across to her audience: Don’t try to be perfect. This is elaborated upon when she says, “the thing that is. .
The three main women in this book are Ida, Christine and Rayona. Each protagonist represents a different generation and age group, allowing the novel to access a broader audience. By giving these women both strengths and weaknesses which people struggle with every day, the author invites the reader to truly relate to these women. It also encourages empathy as many readers will have experienced some of the struggles these characters
Calpurnia teaches her how to be respectful, learn the ways of Maycomb and stand up for what is right. Miss Maudie encourages Scout to be the type of woman she wants to be and mature properly in their racist town like her father has. Finally, as her biggest role model, Atticus gives life lessons that apply greatly throughout Scout’s life as well as the novel and teaches her tolerance for prejudice which assists her coming of age. Because of these role models Scout is changed and grown-up. This novel is still appropriate to life today because the morals do not lose value from the time period it was written compared to present time.
Scout and readers react to things for the first time and see it the same way as Scout. Scout also says everything that comes on her mind so readers know exactly what she is thinking and learns when to say something and when to keep it to herself. With Scout being nonjudgmental and sharing her opinions on some characters readers can make their own assumptions on how they really are. These advantages of having a child narrator helps readers understand the story better then a reader would with an adult
I also included reasons of why each step was important and what happened when the tasks were not completed. It is really beneficial to know the ‘why’ behind the task sometimes. It gave my sister the incentive to complete the tasks. It was very helpful to learn these tips about this style of writing because it helped my sister to understand each task and the reason they had to be
She spends many hours tutoring her peers and helping Spanish speaking students to help improve their content skills and English. She has spent time at the Boys and Girls Club and at Centennial BOCES tutoring and translating. Many young people in our community have benefited from her willingness to give back. She has great understanding, especially for a high school student, how much change can happen if we all help each other. English is not Lucero 's native language.
Maya Angelou once said “I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn” and this applies to Janie when going through her marriages with Logan, Joe, and Tea Cake. In Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, she expresses how a girl can mature through her womanhood by facing many obstacles in her life, but not allowing them to stop her but to make her better. The use of motifs help the reader grasp a better understanding of the change and progress by using items such as the pear tree, the mule, and Janie’s hair to provide a deeper understanding of the context. There was plenty of symbolic representation in the book such as the pear tree which symbolizes Janie’s life and how through each marriage she grew on to the peach tree. The idea