Boo has given Jem and Scout many gifts, gifts in the tree, a blanket around Scout’s shoulders, and most important at all, their lives. All of this event helps Scout grows up, becomes more mature, and recognizes Boo as a kind man. She becomes mature enough to learn that she needs to keep an open mind and don’t believe what rumor says, but give them a chances. After that lesson and events, Boo and Scout has became great friends which leads to the event that Scout walks Boo up to his front
This is a few reasons why Atticus is a determined person. Atticus is intelligent. In the book we see this when he made Bob Ewell write his name to show that he is left handed. This shows that Atticus is intelligent because he made the
In the first part of the book, Scout, Jem and Dill are fascinated by Boo Radley because of the rumors they hear about him, and they try everything to make him come out of his house. In the second part of the book, Scout and Jem find out that their father is going to help Tom Robinson, an African-American,
Atticus allows his children to go downtown by themselves or to the colored people’s church. He also lets Scout wear overalls which many ladies disapprove of. What can be seen as lenient is Atticus instilling trust and independence in Jem and Scout. Independence and trust are important for his children to learn as the trial approaches. When Atticus takes on Tom Robinson’s case he knows that Maycomb will be nasty to him and his kids.
These gifts from him show his kindness to for the children, how he wants to be friends with them, and how he finds them as intelligent. Boo shows his kindness and protection for the kids by folding and sewing Jem's pants for him. Arthur also must have asked his brother Nathan to not attack Jem when he comes back for his pants. Another event where Boo shows his kindness for the Finches was when Maycomb had snow for the first time, and Ms. Maudie’s house was in flames. While standing in front of the Radley’s place Scout was
They might not have realized it at the time, but Atticus was teaching them a valuable lesson: treat all people equally, no matter how they treat you. Most Caucasian parents of the time taught their children that they were better than African Americans, but Atticus showed Scout and Jem how to treat all people
Learning how not to be quick to judge others is a powerful lesson learned by Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird, the quote helped greatly for Scout to develop and change for the better. Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, being very wise for her age, learns extremely valuable lessons about life in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. In TKAM Scout has learned many valuable lessons, one
In the book, To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee portrays the story through the eyes of a young girl named Scout. This novel takes place in the 1930’s during the Great Depression in the small town of Maycomb, Alabama. Scout and her brother Jem are growing up, enduring the hardships of the Tom Robinson trial and uncovering the mysteries of Boo Radley. Harper Lee incorporates the themes of love and innocence into the book, expressing it through the use of character interaction. First and foremost, two characters that greatly display the theme of love and innocence are Scout and Dill.
‘That’s a compliment,’ explained Jem. ‘He spends his time doin‘ things that wouldn’t get done if nobody did ’em”(Lee 117). In other words, Jem is saying that the cartoon of Atticus in the newspaper is a compliment for Atticus because Atticus works assiduously and does not let anything get in his way. The girls waving at Atticus are trying to distract him, yet Atticus’ attention does not waver from the task he is trying to complete, meaning that the girls are failing to distract him. If no one attempted to do the tasks properly, they would not get
He knew that exposing him would be an awful way of repaying him; it would have been like "shooting a mockingbird." So, Atticus chose to protect Boo from the public eye rather than abide by the law and his "honest" ways he was so accustomed to follow.