QP explained to Maunica how values can influences decision people make. QP asked Maunica to list some decision that are based on values. QP brainstormed with Maunica decisions that teen make that can impact their life. QP asked Maunica, where her values do comes from. QP asked Maunica, what influences the values she has.
In the story Boo Radley plays the role of Scout and Jem’s guardian angel. He watches over them and helps them when they get into trouble. In the first chapters, the kids make fun of Boo, they taunt him. All they know about him is what they have heard, that he is a crazy man. Throughout the story though, Boo proves them wrong.
To Kill A Mockingbird is a literary fascination about two siblings named Scout and Jem accompanied by their friend Dill, who are in bewilderment as to who and what Boo Radley appears to be. As Scout and Jem grow and mature throughout the story, they start to realize how the world contains people who discriminate and insult others for petty reasons. The story portrays the view of Scout and the reader soon sees how she develops from childish kid to mature teenager. This story is a coming of age novel for many readers, for one of the characters, whose name is Scout, grows up and is shown the world’s true colors. The reader can notice Scout’s mindset alters in Chapters seventeen to twenty-two when stricken with the realization of how unfair it
As the dehumanizing factors of institutionalized and widespread racial discrimination and prejudice become evident, Jem learns that empathy and human understanding are crucial in realizing full human potential. Jem functions as the mentor and bigger brother of Scout, and similarly to Dill, from the beginning of the story. However, as Jem’s character develops, he begins to see Scout under a mild authoritarian view. During the first summer, Dill and Jem are constantly daring each other to touch or approach the Radley house, when Scout warns Jem about the consequences for this daring challenge, Jem retaliates by telling her that “‘you act so much like a girl it’s mortifyin’”(50). Jem’s outburst gives Scout
Early in the book Jem, Scout, and Dill are curious about Boo Radley and try to talk with him. Later Scout and Jem were attacked by Bob Ewell, but in the end Scout notices that Boo is a hearted person who is different. As she stands at the Radley porch she remember her father’s lesson which he was told earlier in the book. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… until you climb into his skin and walk around.” (Lee). 39.
There are many characters throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird that have good intentions. Some characters include Atticus, who always has his children and the town of Maycomb in mind and is willing to take the Tom Robinson case, despite the fact that he knew he was going to lose. Scout, a young girl who learns quickly about how her town works. As Scout grows, Harper Lee shows a more mature side of her.
Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird shows how Jem, Scout and Boo overcome their loss of innocence and overcome the struggles that Maycomb county and its people throw at them. While Jem, Scout, are just rudimentary kids they face some real world problems and they witness some of the harsh ways people did things but witnessing those things and hearing all the judgemental people is also a detriment to their innocence. The first person to lose their innocence is Boo (Arthur) Radley. He loses his innocence because of the judgemental people in Maycomb. The people in Maycomb are mostly zealots and describe him as a terrible person who has done terrible things but the people saying this story truly don’t know what happened.
As a child one is influenced by his or her family. These influences mold how one acts and views certain situations. One's family members share a big part in influencing one. This is shown in Harper Lee’s award winning novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. The main character Scout Finch is influenced by her family members; Her father Atticus Finch, influences her young mind on how she views African Americans, and how to always speak the truth.
Jem and Scout are also bugged at school, for example Cecil Jacob’s makes fun of Atticus for defending Tom. “He announced in the school-yard the day before that Scout Finch’s daddy defended negros.” (85) Atticus and his children are affected by this for the majority of the story, and it is what sparks Bob Ewell’s revenge of trying to kill Jem and Scout. Prejudice is common with them, as people like Cecil Jacobs and Bob Ewell just assume Atticus choose to take the Tom Robinson case, however he is simply doing his job as a lawyer to defend them whether he thinks they are guilty or
This lesson is one that Scout applies to her life by understanding that people use this term quite a lot in a negative way. Throughout the story, she is never heard saying the word. This is accredited to Atticus, and the his moral of being kind to anyone through words, especially those of different race. Atticus also very much dislikes the hate that is so brutally forced upon the community of colored people. There are many people who are considered of high respect in the town who are very racist, and they set the example for the rest of the townspeople.
This quote demonstrates how Scout originally thinks bravery is a man behind a gun, but can acknowledge that her father being kind to even the most cruel characters, is an act of bravery as well. Atticus is courageous in making the decision to treat everyone as equals, because although he knows he and his children will be unaccepted by Maycomb 's society, he still stands up for what he believes in. Transition bob ewell"I destroyed his last shred of credibility at that trial, if he had any to begin with. The man had to have some kind of comeback, his kind always does. So if spitting in my face and threatening me saved Mayella Ewell one extra beating, that’s something I 'll gladly take."