because he wants to stay inside” (227). Boo is actually scared of the world because he knows it’s cruel and unforgiving at times. Eventually, Boo saves Jem and Scout from getting murdered by Mr.Ewell, and Scout learns that “most people are (nice)...when you finally see them” from Atticus. This means that no one should judge people negatively before they get to know them, as then they’ll grow biases against others. However, this doesn’t often
In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird the theme is to be careful who you trust. Just because you let someone in your house doesn’t mean you should trust them. While Aunt Alexandra 's missionary circle was over, Mrs. Farrow started speaking about an unknown man stirring up the town. The man was Atticus and she was bad talking him in his own house with Scout, Calpurnia, and Aunt Alexandria there.
In To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Jem believe Maycomb is Unjust because The Maycomb he used to know is not like what it is now, Which is shown when the prejudice members of his community are against Tom, Lula refusing to let Jem & Scout enter their church, and When he was punished for destroying Mrs. Dubose’s flowers. To Start Off, Scout was explaining on how the final verdict of the jury & judge affected Jem & loss faith in the citizens of Maycomb. Scout says, “I shut my eyes. Judge Taylor was polling the jury: “Guilty...guilty...guilty...guilty…” I peeked at Jem: his hands were white from gripping the balcony rail, and his shoulders jerked as if each “guilty” was a separate stab between them” (282). Maycomb is an injustice town because as every time the Jury said “guilty” it negatively affected Jem like he was being stab inside which illustrates how he was very confident in knowing that Tom will be acquitted & be found innocent but, after the verdict it had made realizes & lose hope on the members of his community.
labeling people can affect people in good and bad ways. The first way Harper Lee shows an example of labeling she shows some people have a harder time of doing things because of their label. In the novel it states ‘what is it jean louis’‘miss. Caroline he is a Cunningham’ I sat back down, ‘what jean louis’(lee, 20)
¨He hit me again and again...¨(Lee, 241) Those words of Mayella Ewell helped put Tom Robinson, an innocent man, in jail. Mayella Ewell is a member of the Ewells, the “scum” of Maycomb County, who live in the town dump and depend on food stamps and illegal trapping to survive. Mayella is a liar who won’t admit her wrongs and is willing to put someone who did nothing wrong in jail just so she won 't get in trouble with her father. She also lies to cover up a secret she has, so the people in Maycomb will not know the truth about her.
As much as they can not care about a topic, they can also bring attention to it in a rather different way. Jokes are usually made about topics that shouldn’t be jokes about. Even if it is wrong, no one tries to stop it. No student would want to stand up and give a speech about why that is wrong to say. That’s because no one would want to be seen as a social threat.
He is suggesting to Jem that perhaps Boo Radley is being kept under control because Mr. Radley is using some other means. This is a powerful quote because it introduces ideas about how Boo Radley is treated at home. This also introduces Boo Radley as being a mockingbird. Atticus
”He tries to explain the few people that still think independently make the rest of the people unhappy. The government brainwashed the society to the point to where “intellectual” is considered a swear word. People like Clarisse is considered to have psychological problems because they are different. He is saying that the world is perfect right now without conflicting theory and thought, and books will just make people unhappy in the end. But what is ironic about this is that people aren't actually happy, Mildred tried to kill herself.
Overall, many people over exaggerate when their having a bad day, when others are probably having it way worse. This relates to “To kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee book, in many different ways. In the book she talks about Tom Robinson going to prison for something that was never done, which is horrible because he should not spend the rest of his life behind bars when he is innocent. This relates to most of us in life because people always tend to consider a bad, just because their day either does not go the way they planned. Therefore, things aren’t as bad as they seem if you look for the good in
We like to suggest that we all love each other, and have thoughts with love for everyone. But I don 't believe that 's true for mentally ill people. In of Mice and Men the character Lennie suffers from mental retardation, people around him don 't know anything about mental illness so they brush it off as him being dumb. Leading him to kill a woman, and then die because of it. We still treat people with halfhearted treatments, some people who are treating the mentally ill are not professionally licensed, some countries don 't even have a mentally health policy causing mentally ill patients not to seek help, and even in the USA we think people who are mentally ill seek
Why does society believe everything that is said without having a reliable source? In the book To Kill a Mockingbird, the entire town believes any and everything. From as simple as a mysterious man named boo Radley who never came out his house, to a black man who supposedly raped a white woman. This book is during the time of segregation ending, so if someone was acting weird or they were black, they were judged by usually everyone. Not believing all the gossip that is being said is the theme present in To Kill a Mockingbird and is shown through t the following examples: Book Radley, Mrs. Dubose, and Tom Robinson.
Is a character’s first opinion on someone the opinion they keep throughout the book? Often a character’s opinion on someone else changes as the story progresses or the character ages and matures. This is seen with the characters Jem and Scout Finch in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. In this book in follows the main character Scout, along with her brother, as they grow up in a small town in the South during the 1930s. As they get older, they start to experience that not everyone is like them or thinks like them.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view […] until you climb into his skin and walk around in it. "This comes from a wise man by the name of Atticus. He teaches his kids lessons to get through life’s challenges. His kids, Scout and Jem, learned his lessons through many examples such as the Tom Robinson trial and seeing the innocence of Boo Radley. In this essay, we will talk about the theme on To Kill a Mockingbird which is “It is a sin to kill the innocent,” and we’ll show this by identifying the character development of Scout, motivation of Atticus, and how we can apply this to real life.