How Is Calpurnia's Injustice In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Throughout Go Set A Watchman, Scout exhibits an ambitious and driven personality in comparison to her lack of social graces and naive character in To Kill A Mockingbird. Scout in Go Set A Watchman does what she deems is the right thing to do, even if society doesn’t view it as so. Scout displays this when she visits Calpurnia, her former nanny. During Scout’s visit home from New York, she gets word that Calpurnia’s son, Zeebo, has been accused of striking and murdering a white man while driving. This is very unnerving to Scout since Zeebo is a man of color and she is familiar with how people will view him in a court of law. This injustice convinces Scout to visit Calpurnia and support her family in this time of need even though it is frowned…show more content…
Instead, she advocates for the marginalized by going against society's influences. Aunt Alexandra is very civilized and conforms to social expectations resulting in her disapproval of Scout. She models her ambitious behavior by disregarding her befitting aunt and helping Calpurnia’s family. Scout’s bold, strong-willed disposition forces her to make the right decision, despite how others perceive her. This demeanor in Go Set A Watchman varies from her character in To Kill A Mockingbird considering the way she treats Walter Cunningham. Walter Cunningham is a young boy who comes from a family who is in poverty, he isn’t able eat a meal everyday or have nice clothes to wear. Everyone in Maycomb is aware of this and have their own opinions on the Cunningham’s, including Scout. As a child, Scout is easily influenced by the people around her which can in turn can alter who she becomes as a person. This persuasion on Scout has provoked her to act hostile to children in Walter’s situation. During the first day of school, Scout badgering Walter in the schoolyard until Jem stepped. As an older brother, Jem is more mature and has learned one should view everyone should
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