Reflection On The Book To Kill A Mockingbird

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Seeing things for how they really are is one of the biggest lessons I have learned from my favorite book. To Kill a Mockingbird has made an incredible impact on my life and has made me realize many things. As I have gotten older I have begun to realize how things are not always as they appear to be. Whether it people, situations or even opportunities. You may think you know or understand someone when in reality you may not even understand anything about the person at all. People are often quick to judge and make assumptions about people without even knowing their story and sometimes even half of their story. Some of these predictions may be good and some of them may not be so good. The first time I read To Kill a Mockingbird I was amazed and honestly a little bit confused. There was such an incredible and powerful lesson taught throughout the book. It was not a lesson that many sixteen year olds like myself even paid attention to or would even begin to apply to their lives. People are not always as they seem. People often put on a strong front, even when they’re feeling weak. People often have a hidden past that they are ashamed about. People may have been through so many experiences that they are a little ashamed about and every individual person is different and we do not always understand their story. There is always a story behind every person and every person’s actions and way of thinking. When I first read this book it made me see how harmful and how brutal judging

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