How Does Aunt Alexandra Change In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In the book “To Kill A Mockingbird”, written by Harper Lee, things can change in the blink of an eye. It can go from a peaceful taciturn summer morning to all hell broken loose. And for Aunt Alexandra, change comes extremely faster then anyone would ever expect. She would be one of the most imprudent and disrespectful person anyone would know to a caring, respected person who wouldn't despise anyone by their skin or gender. At the beginning of the book, when Aunt Alexandra was first introduced, she was seen and told to be very racist and malevolent against colored people. And it didn't help that the Finches maid, Calpurnia, was colored. Immediately when she arrived at the Finches, she would tell Calpurnia to, “put my bags in the front bedroom,”…show more content…
They would fight over many things and she would even say, “I can't say I approve of everything he does,” (240) which further proves she doesn't agree much. But it will all change once again in just a snap. Now looking at when Tom Robinson death was spoken to her, she not only felt bad not only for Tom, but mainly felt bad for her Brother. She also accepted that he should be able to live his life and raise Jem and Scout the way he wants to without people getting in the way. Speaking of Scout, Alexandra believed that Scout wasn't enough of a women and would tell her that, “It would be best for you to have some feminine influence.” Alexandra would then make her wear and do things that she didn't want to do and this greatly upset Scout. But it wasn't to long before Alexandra realized that everyone is different and Scout didn't want to live like a lady. Alexandra accepted that idea and backed off of Scout. She would even bring her a pair of overalls to mark her forgiveness. So as you can see, Aunt Alexandra has changed not only socially, but at a very foray type pace that is very noticeable. She would at first hate colored people and as well as disrespecting and disagreeing with Atticus and Scout to being a loving, nice and respectful person to all no matter how nebulous it was to

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