Morals In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Did you ever notice that peoples around us change as things happen, and time goes on? In the novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee,(Re-Word Whole Sentence) you can notice that happening throughout the novel, from beginning to end. The characters that have the most change, are the two protagonists, Scout and Jem. They get older throughout the novel, and as such they mature Do not list one of your paragraphs points in introduction. Different events that occur around them cause them to shape their views. The fact that they are still kids makes their minds more malleable, and they often side with ones close to them in conflicts. This causes them to adopt morals as they grow up, and changes how they view things in everyday life.
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In the beginning of the novel, Scout treats others however she wants, without care that her actions could negatively impact others. When she was bullying Walter Cunningham in the beginning of the novel and was asked why she was doing it, she said because he did not have a lunch. Scout also says “He made me start off on the wrong foot.” (Lee,pg 30), Reilly 1 as the teacher hit her with a ruler for explaining why Walter would not take her quarter and said it was because she started on the wrong foot. This shows that when she was immature, did not have a good set of morals. This would be due to lack of experience dealing with people and having to make choices, and immaturity. One event that changes Scout could be when Miss Maudie explained to her that killing mockingbirds is a sin; "Your father's right," she said. "Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don't eat up people's gardens, don't nest in corncribs, they don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That's why it's a sin to kill a mockingbird." (pg, 119) this teaches her to not bother innocent people for no reason, a lesson on morality. Another event would be witnessing the harsh injustice against Tom Robinson, simply because he is black. When she hears Jem say “It ain’t right, Atticus” (pg 284) and then having her father agree with that exposes her to their good morals, and thus further instilling them into

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