Hiram's Relationship In To Kill A Mockingbird And Mississippi Trial

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The book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and the book Mississippi Trial, 1955 by Chris Crowe are two different books surround by the same ideas. To Kill a Mockingbird is a book about a girl named Scout, whose dad, Atticus, is a lawyer, who tries to win a case defending an innocent black man. Atticus does not win the case and Scout starts to learn about injustice and what went on at that time in the South. Mississippi Trial, 1955 is about a boy named Hiram, who lives in the South with his grandpa because his parents are too busy working. His grandpa represents the South in the book and Hiram’s dad represents the North, and Hiram has a stronger relationship with his grandpa and did not really like his dad then. After the trial involving a…show more content…
Another topic that develops greatly between the two characters is their relationship with other. One of the main relationships that change with Hiram is his dad. In the beginning of the book, Hiram’s relationship with his dad, Harlan, was rudimentary and Hiram was not a big fan of his dad, but this all changes after the trial and Hiram starts to understand his dad and states “For a second, our eyes met, and something passed between us, an understanding of some sort, from one Mississippi boy to another” (Crowe 227). This shows the reader how the relationship with Hiram and his father really changed in the book. Just after seeing him for the first time in a while, Hiram’s relationship with his father immediately changes and instantly becomes stronger. On the other hand, Scout’s relationship with her brother, Jem, develops in a completely opposite way. In the beginning their relationship was strong, but turns the end of the book Jem becomes are mature and distant from Scout and even acts rudely turns her as shown in the book by “ Jem was suddenly furious. He leaped off the bed, grabbed me by the collar and shook me. ‘I never wanta hear about that courthouse again...’” (Lee 247). This shows that Jem is starting to absolutely change his relationship with Scout. In contrast to Hiram’s relationship with his dad, Scout and Jem relationship almost goes backwards and starts to backtrack and Scout and Jem start to break apart. Overall, Scout’s and Hiram’s relationship with others change and develop greatly, for better or for

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