Examples Of Compassion In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Allie Beller Megan Ross English 2 2 October 2017 The “Scout” Essay In To Kill a Mockingbird, children are forced to discover the importance of compassion and tolerance that help shape their maturity as a young adult. Compassion and sympathy are characteristics that Scout gradually learns in order to become more mature. Atticus is a substantial example of compassion in Scout’s life. Once Scout gets home from school, she explains her distress on not wanting to go back to school because of Miss Caroline and reading, so he tells her, "to climb into someone's skin and walk around in it," (Lee 87) to make Scout understand that compassion is based on sympathy. Atticus tries to make Scout see from Miss Caroline’s point of view so Scout is able to
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