The Quietest People In To Kill A Mockingbird

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To Kill A Mockingbird

The thing about being loud is that everyone has heard it, while the quiet ones are observing to make the next move. Silence only frightens those who are loud by making the loud ones know their mistake of not thinking. I agree that the quietest people are the powerful ones because they hear the information from other people's point of view. In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the author address that the quietest ones can be loud.

Throughout the novel, silence has made a big impact to those who don’t get much attention. One example is when Atticus tells Scout, “ I’m hard put, sometimes-baby, it’s never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name” (Lee 144). Atticus is not involved as much,
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For he declared that “It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than speak out and remove all doubt”. Lincoln illustrates that the less that is being spoken the more ahead that person is. When speaking without thinking, it often leads to saying things that weren't meant to be said. Silent people observe by listening to what is being argued so that when they get a chance to speak they can voice what they were thinking.

People argue that the quiet people are the ones that don't think. It leads to assumptions that quiet people don't have anything to say. The quietest ones are boring because they sit wondering off instead of talking to others. Quiet ones don’t get notice but they do notice the people who talk without thinking about what is being argued. Quiet people use silence as a way to express without talking so that the loud ones can learn from the mistakes when not thinking ahead. Those who don’t say anything are the ones that don’t know what is going on around them.

In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee addressed that the quiet ones can be powerful. They are the ones that observe and listen to what others have to say. Quiet people don't speak with words because they don't want to be misunderstood. Though silence often leads to assumptions as being boring, quiet ones think before

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