Skeeter's Role In The Help

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Understanding Another’s Perception Using the Role of Skeeter Judgements directed towards others are made by only those who cannot comprehend someone else’s circumstance and personality. Some do not try to see things from another’s perspective, but as Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, states, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view” (Lee, 39). The valuable role of Eugenia “Skeeter” Phelan used by Kathryn Stockett in The Help, conveys a message. This message being that one must apprehend the perspective of others to comprehend the situation or issue another is indulged in. Kathryn Stockett portrays a message of Skeeter’s valued role by showing that Skeeter is an activist by following through with her book, that she sees no difference in gender with her relationship with Stuart and she sees no difference in race or age with the relationship with Constantine. Prejudice allows many to be…show more content…
These topics lead into the purpose of her valuable role. Her role, used by Kathryn Stockett, presents a lesson which was to conceive the point of view of others before trying to judge another. One must assimilate the circumstance and situation one is in. One can only begin to comprehend another by stepping into their shoes and walking around in it. Furthermore, a community is split into groups due to prejudice and the groups are classified by race, wealth, age and gender. To stop a society from splitting can bring everyone together, but the groups must understand each other before being able to live alongside each other. Therefore, being able to understand others can eliminate prejudice and there will not be any worry about racism, ageism, classism, and genderism if we can appreciate the differences in each
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