How Does Scout Mature In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Some people isn’t as bad as they seem “You shouldn't judge people by what chapter you walk in on.” In the book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee shows or tells the story of scout and Jem Finch growing up in a small southern town called Maycomb. In this book the protagonist Scout goes through many of coming of ages experiences. Some of the important scenes where Scout matures up is on her first day of school, walking from a fight, and encountering Boo Radley or Aurther Radley. Scout coming of age is developed through Internal conflict, Person v.s Person External conflict, and Irony.

First Scouts character is developed through Internal conflict on her first day of school when Miss Caroline slaps Scout for knowing how to read. She …show more content…

In this book To Kill a Mockingbird Scout was scared of Boo Radley or Arthur Radley cause of all the rumors she has heard that he eats squirrels or that he stab his father in the leg. But in the ending of this book it was actually Boo that was scared of the whole time. Like Scout was was so scared to even stand in front of the house, but by the ending of the book she walks Boo home holding his hand and standing on the porch and looking back seeing that Boo was seeing everything from the beginning. “Will you take me home? He almost whispered it, in the voice of a child afraid of the dark.” (320) And its Irony cause Scout is scared of Boo when actually Boo is so scared to even be see outside by someone else. “ I turned to go home. Street lights winked down the street all the way to town. I had never see our neighborhood from this angle.” (321) This part of the book is Irony because before they have had so many rumors that made him look scary but actually he, Boo is the one that is scared. He is so scared to even go outside in the dark alone. Also in the beginning of the book Scout would not even stand in front of the house for even more than 3 seconds or even touch the house. But now she has walked him home and now standing at the porch looking back how Boo was seeing everything looking out for them all this time. So overall through Irony the author shows

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