To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee: Character Analysis

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When you’re a child, you don’t really pay attention to what’s going on in the world around you. But when you start getting a little bit older, you start to understand the world a little bit more while you also start paying attention to what’s going on. You see most things you didn’t or couldn’t see as a child. In To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee shows this exact thing happening to Jem and the main character Scout. Even though Scout is quite young, she starts developing in her own way in this book. Scout is not just developing physically, but mentally.

The book To Kill a Mockingbird takes place a little bit ago in a racist time period. Back then Scout saw a lot of racism going on around her. She sees violence happen to people that she knew. Scout also experienced a lot of hate in the world around her. Looking back at what Scout was experiencing in the book to what I am experiencing and seeing nowadays, it’s quite similar. I have experienced racism as well as seen racism ( being a young African-American female). I have experienced and seen hate with my own eyes. I have seen people yell and say hateful and hurtful words to each other just like Scout has. I like this about the book …show more content…

My personal favorite part of the book was when Atticus Finch was defending a negro in a very intense case against a young white girl. This case was very challenging for Atticus since the man he was trying to defend was African-American and during that time period, white people had many more advantages than the blacks did. Through all the hate, rumors, and trouble Atticus had went through, he wasn’t hateful at all and very brave. In the book Scout has been getting into trouble at school and has been wanting to hurt other kids because they were talking about her father in a bad way. When Atticus hears about Scouts bad days he tells her “You never really understand a person until you climb into their skin and walk around in it. (pg

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