How To Write An Argumentative Essay On To Kill A Mockingbird

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“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view- until you climb into his skin and walk around in it,” (Lee 39). This quote of Atticus’ from Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird holds true in many situations. Sometimes people don’t think about how they might be wrong and are only focused on trying to be right. This quote will be proven true by my exemplifying of an argument with my mother, both sides of the argument, and its relation back to the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. The argument regarded my attendance at my sister’s, Savannah’s, literacy night at her school. This event is when students, teachers, and parents discussed reading, good reading habits, etc. This disagreement in the living room of my house a couple weeks ago. I did not deem it necessary that any of us go but she did. We yelled at each other back and forth and I ended up having to go anyway but was miserable the entire night. I felt it was unfair that I was being forced to go to Savannah’s…show more content…
Her main reason for this was because it was for school and could help Savannah do better. She also stated that I made her go places she did not want for the sake of school. My mother also added that me being out of place is what Savannah go through every time we go to something of mine. Lastly, she said that Savannah was my sister and that I needed to be there for her more. Family is family and you are always there for them. From walking in her shoes I learned that neither of us was completely right in our arguments. The value of agreeing to disagree increased rapidly because we will not agree on everything. I had not realized why my mom would have thought this way without looking at her side of the argument. In this example from my life, Atticus’ quote “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view- until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” (Lee 39), holds
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