To Kill A Mockingbird Argumentative Analysis

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Ideas are shot down every single day. Many of these ideas are from children and young adults. Inc. states that Ashley Qualls made millions off of her idea for WhateverLife.com which was put together when she was only 14 years old. Andrew Gower, teen millionaire, started developing games at age 8. Kiowa Kavovit was an astonishing 6 years old when she pitched her idea on Shark Tank and became a millionaire (n.pag.). Future geniuses are out there right now ready to change the world. At some point in life, everyone was a child, but the earlier a spirit is extinguished, the harder it is to reignite the flame. Fear. Social fears of being judged or rejected are the kind that can destroy a society. Deciding to overcome a fear and make a change could…show more content…
Ending world hunger, discovering new planets, and curing Cancer may have already transpired had a child decided to be brave to overcome the stereotypes of being an adolescent. Although children are born with natural faults, they remain pure in thought and action until experiences transform the way they look at the world. Although parents have a natural influence on their children, kids hold the right to seek their beliefs as individuals. In To Kill a Mockingbird, Bob Ewell forces his daughter to lie on trial. After Mayella delivers her speech, Scout states, “Apparently Mayella’s recital had given her confidence, but it was not her father’s brash kind: there was something stealthy about hers, like a steady-eyed cat with a twitchy tail” (Lee 242). The word ‘recital’ insists that Mayella planned her speech. This lie was clearly…show more content…
An oblivious father speaks lowly of his daughter arguing that she “[d]oesn't know because she’s just a child…she’ll get over it” (Prom Night n.pag.). Strong opinions are not something people can simply “get over”; nor should they want to. Not only are children supposed to strive to obtain good morals, but all people should. The authority to change another’s viewpoint derives from a solid set of beliefs. However, to acquire a sense of morality in these beliefs, one must thoroughly consider all angles of a situation to grasp a hold of empathy. Moreover, when people believe they are right, they are not ashamed of how they speak or act. One local noticed: “There's people around here that will disown their kids if they try to mix things up like that. A lot of parents, not just one or two” (Prom Night n.pag.). Ageism is like a disease. As one begins to seek morality in something immoral, they attempt to convince others the same. The only way to break this chain is to rebel against what you know is wrong. Children not affected by experiences yet are our chance to break this chain as they have the purity to know right from
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