Theme Of Ancestry In To Kill A Mockingbird

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“To Kill a Mockingbird” is a genuine story in which most focuses on the protagonist Jean Louise “Scout” Finch. It first begins by somewhat introducing the main characters and viewing the sort of lifestyle they live. The story is basically is a story that takes place in Maycomb, Alabama. In the beginning of the story, Scout starts school, the story progresses with such situations like the new teacher which she mostly disproves of. Other than school, Scout also comes across the town’s unusual scene which is Boo Radley’s house. The kids in the novel believe that a person who lives in there is secluded and a murderer. The kids often talk about the Radley house as they began to make plans to try and get Boo Radley to come out. The story continues…show more content…
There were readings such as from articles and from the book “To Kill a Mockingbird” that explored a few themes. One in which was quite evident was the theme of ancestry. Ancestry basically means descendants of a family, which are past relatives. Ancestry is something we as a living being may see a lot, the article of “Following an Ancestry Tracks” mostly all refers to ancestry. The article mentions about a man who obsesses about the Gettysburg battlefield because it relates to his ancestors past. The article often explains how the man studies and often visits the battlefield simply because from the start he knew his ancestors fought in the wars. Though the Novel explains ancestry a different way, it does not really mention anything about ancestry, even though all humans have ancestors, it focuses more on the protagonist and her immediate…show more content…
Youth may be understood as young people being strong and spirited, though with often having barriers among young people’s life, it may be difficult for young people to continue being strong and spirited. The article of “Superintendent Meets Need beyond classroom to help poor kids succeed” mentions examples about young people's lives and overcoming their barriers. The article shows how poor kids needs their barriers fixed in order to comfortably learn in a classroom, it shows to see how strong and spirited young people may be once they overcome their barriers. The novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” is another example of what youth may show. For the main character, Scout, mentions how she is a little girl but is overpowered by her older brother and their friend. They often boss her around to do things she may not approve simply because she is young. This is an advantage for older people because since age is valued as more knowledgeable, it overpowers the ones who are younger simply because of their age and
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