Morality is something that everyone has, and it is important to one’s everyday life. It helps one to grow as a person and leaves an impression on every person one will meet. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, multiple characters learn lessons that affect their morality throughout the story as they experience new things. In the novel Scout and Jem learn about having respect for everyone from Atticus’ actions, Scout and Jem also learn that they have to be able to relate to someone before they can fully understand them, and they learn to never follow the crowd and to not let others people’s opinions influence them because Atticus did so himself. First of all, Scout and Jem learn the importance of respecting others no matter what race, class, or age when Atticus exhibits respect to people even if it made his children unhappy.
Ralph’s mature action promote virtue to teach readers by having him understand that people who aren’t helping with achieving the group’s goal is hurting the group.The sensitivity from Ralph’s character helps keep the littluns safe by having Ralph care about the littluns and leaving Piggy behind to look after them. The honest action of the twin helps Ralph escape from danger by having the twins be honest and tell Ralph what the tribe is planning to do with him than trapping him. The readers should look at this as a chance to be inspired from what they learned about the author in the book and learn to be virtuous even though they are in an extreme
Scout shows these values in To Kill a Mockingbird, and provides a unique way of looking at people differently. This was probably Harper Lee’s doing, Scout is used by Lee to illustrate many ideals. Such ideals include courteousness when she defends Atticus to stand up for what she believes in, and how Scout can step into someone else’s shoes to see their point of view. By putting these ideals in a kid’s perspective, Lee is able to convey these ideas with more ease because people can follow along with Scout and remember the importance of these ideals as she is learning them for the first time. Many people can forget these basic values, and Lee emphasizes through her characters and novel that they are important and reminds people that even the simplest of values can make the biggest
They might be afraid to show it but they will use it and it will show how great of a person they are. Education plays a big role in how someone goes about life, and if they have integrity or not. In Chapter 3 of To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus told Scout, “ You never really understood a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” (Lee 39). Atticus showed Scout not only great empathy, but great parenting by teaching Scout something about the world. Atticus knows what it is like for people not the same as everyone else to get treated differently, so he is trying to teach Scout the right way.
Growth and Maturity: Jem and Scout’s morals and values in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird Children develop their morals and values from the actions of those around them. Throughout the novel “ To Kill a Mockingbird” Jem and Scout learn several life lessons from their many teachers. Scout Finch, one of the protagonists of Lee’s story, is taught to consider things from other people's perspective. Furthermore Jem learns about social classes and hypocrisy in the adult world. Finally Jem and Scout were both taught by Boo Radley that one cannot be judged and should not be judged by anything other than their actions.
Not only in the novel do characters get judged because of their sense of moral education, but this is also seen in modern day. Overall the Finch family learns a great deal about their moral education, moral responsibility, and themselves. Throughout the novel the families mindset growth is quit distinguishable to the audience. The first example of moral education
Throughout the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, it is noticeable that Atticus has various roles as a father, lawyer, and social crusader. In Atticus’ many roles he shows courage and behavior, in many instances, throughout the story. By standing up for what he believed in a civilized and determined way. His strongest motivation, however, were his kids. He wanted to set a prime example for his kids and instill in them with a strong sense of moral values and he did exactly
In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, the author Lee explores how each character deals with his or her own personal loss. Scout gives us the events from the society around her. In the situation of Scout and Atticus, a good and right leadership marks in a good decision and actions. Atticus inspires a strong sense of ethics and justice into both of his children, and he is completely devoted to them. Atticus always has a sense of doing what is right and tries to get Scout to do the same thing he does.
While this attitude creates a comfortable familiarity and a cozy predictability, it also makes progress, both for the individual and the community, very difficult. Families are very important in To Kill a Mockingbird. In Maycomb being established in society is very important for the residents of the town. As are family values. At the beginning of the story Scout describes how important
Atticus Finch - A Role Model for All In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch is a role model for his two children and his ethics are respected by the people of Maycomb, showing he teaches valuable lessons to others. Atticus is a strong role model for his children which is important, because your childhood often impacts the rest of your life, for example if you are brought up with strong beliefs and customs, they will most likely have an influence in your later years. Atticus protects his children in light of all the things that are going on in Maycomb county such as the trial, and racism. Atticus allows his kids see both sides of the story in most situations. Throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus is a role model for his children Scout and Jem.