Jem Quotes In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Jem a shipshape son Everyone knows Jem from To Kill a Mockingbird, but do you? How well do you know Jem? To Kill a Mockingbird is a story about the deep south told through a young girl's perspective, a perspective of innocence written by Harper Lee. Jem plays an important role in To Kill a Mockingbird, because he had his dreams broken at a young age. This character has an unbelievable amount of backstory and depth to it because he is a good brother, great son, and a man of honor. Jem is a good brother, on page 43 it says “I know what we are going to play.” This shows that he plays with his younger sister, which many older brothers do not. Another example is that he cares about his sister, Scout. On page 44 it says “Don't eat things you find scout.” Here is an example of his concern about her well-being. It is clear that he does care about his sister through the concern he expresses for Scout. Harper Lee’s character can also be described as a good son. On page 20 it is written “He blew out his breath patiently. I- it's like this, Scout," he muttered. "Atticus ain't ever whipped me since I can remember. I wanta keep it that way." This shows that he does not wish to disappoint Atticus, so he follows his father’s word to the letter. Another example in all his …show more content…

In one instance he does not turn down a dare, For example. On page 18 it says I won't say you ran out on a dare an’ I’ll swap you The Gray Ghost if you just go up and touch the house. It is clear that jem Cares about what people think about him and his word and what weight it carries.In another event he cares about what his father thinks about him. On page 18 the author writes"I- it's like this, Scout”, he muttered. "Atticus ain't ever whipped me since I can remember. “I wanta keep it that way." Jem is portrayed as a person a person That cares what his dad thinks about him, and He strives to set a good example for his sister, He also strives to impress his

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