Over the course of the play Little Girl meets the Allison Pieschl as Tomato Plant Girl, when Bossy Best Friend goes away to grandma 's house. The two become fast friends despite their differences. The two meet at five every afternoon in an abandoned garden lot and play games. Just as the name implies, Bossy Best Friend orders Little Girl around in her games of Mother May I and Barbies. Little Girl is chastised by Bossy Best Friend because she enjoys reading and taking care of tomato plants.
I am reading To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. I am not page 42. So far, this book is about a girl named Scout and her brother Jem who live in Maycomb, Alabama. They live with their maid, Calpurnia, and their father, Atticus. In this LAP I will be predicting and evaluating.
Option 2 Literary Analysis To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a novel set during the 1930s in a small town in Southern Alabama called Maycomb. The story is told through the narrator, Scout, a young girl who lives with her father, a lawyer, and her older brother Jem. As a child, Scout is portrayed as a stubborn and obnoxious little girl who loves to read, play with her brother Jem, and fantasize about her mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. However, her life gets turned upside down when Scout’s father agrees to do something that is deemed unacceptable in the south; he agrees to defend Tom Robinson, a black man who is accused of raping a white girl. Instantly, Atticus and his family go from being respected and beloved by their town, to being
“Atticus was right, one time he said you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them.” Standing from Radley 's porch and talking to Atticus helped Scout grow as a character and receive a different point of view on the things around her. As a little girl Scout was told rumors about Boo Radley which led her to see him as a strange and mysterious man. After a traumatizing event, at the end of the book, Scout walks Boo Radley back home and after standing on his porch she sees a different side to Boo Radley then people once told her. In To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee develops the theme you never know a person unless you have walked in their shoes through point of view, flashback, and characterization. For example,
The book is kicked of by Jean Louise Finch otherwise known as Scout by her family narrating about her brother’s hand injury and that is when we are introduced Jem Atticus Finch, brother of Jean Louis Finch. Jem and Scout have a very strong bond, they usually do everything together. Jem is basically a sage in Scout 's eyes. Later, we discover that they are in a town known as Maycomb County in Alabama. One more thing is, as the book progresses we find that Scout is a Tomboy.
In the first chapter, Tree-Ear sees a man with a pack that, “Rice began to trickle out of a hole in the straw box. The trickle thickened and became a stream .”(Park 4) while Tree-Ear,”Walked until the man had reached the bend in the road, then ran to catch up to him. ‘Honorable sir,’ Tree-ear said, panting and bowing , ‘As I walked behind you, I noticed that you are marking your path with rice!’”(Park 4,5) This needed courage because Tree-Ear is a starving orphan and wanted to steal the rice. But instead of stealing the rice, Tree-Ear does
Throughout the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” written by Harper Lee, the readers can see how Scout changes her view about Boo Radley. Because of their nosiness, Jem, Scout, and Dill try to drag Boo out his house and to the outside world. Their innocent actions combined with Boo’s actions changed the image of Boo, in their minds, from “a malevolent phantom” (10), a person who kills cats and eats squirrels to a neighbor they can trust, who saves them from Bob Ewell. Scout says at the end, “Boo was our neighbor” (373). The readers can see a great change in their relationship.
When they have their Christmas with the rest of their family, Scout’s cousin, Francis calls Atticus a “nigger-lover” repeatedly (83-84). The family is also vulnerable to murderers. In chapter 28, Bob Ewell attempts to kill Jem and Scout because Atticus was defending Tom. The Finch and the Finch family are both vulnerable to hatred. Harper Lee proves another point to family, vulnerability.
In the closer tree, three half-bird, half-woman creatures called Harpies peck at the tree-souls branches and clearly cause it discomfort. Dante and Virgil are also told that when a soul is cast to this forest, it starts as a sapling and is abused by the Harpies. This could be the reason why the roots of the trees shown are so deformed. The last detail Dante and Virgil hear is how the former bodies of the tree-souls are later hung on their branches and left for them to see the body that they once abandoned. Having text to accompany this illustration helps your mind paint a picture of old, gnarled, oak trees with blood coming out of the branches.
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee takes place in Alabama during the Depression, and is narrated by the main character, a little girl named Jean Louise "Scout" Finch. Her family consists her father, Atticus Finch who is a lawyer and has very high morals. The other member is Jem, her brother along with their cook and housekeeper Calpurnia, who is African-American and is like a part of their family. Other than these three, the recurring characters in the story include Dill , the infamous Boo Radley, Mayella Ewell, Tom Robinson , Mrs. Dubose and Alexandra, Atticus’s sister. The whole story takes place between a time frame of three years.
Have you ever caught yourself daydreaming of how you appear to someone else? In this passage from chapter 31 of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the literary elements of motif, diction, and setting develops the theme that changing perspectives or “walking in someone else’s shoes” brings understanding as it did for Scout as she thought of Boo Radley’s point of view. This passage comes as the aftermath of a fatal situation. Harper Lee uses the mindset of a young girl, Scout, standing on her strange neighbor’s porch to demonstrate this “coming of age” lesson. The author establishes “coming of age” to be the learning and maturing as one progresses through life no matter his or her age.
It also states that Scout “sneered at him”(Lee 18). This conveys the idea that Scout is try to egg Jem on with her actions and pressure him into doing something much out of Jem’s comfort zone. 2. The supposed accident that suggests Boo Radley has an underlying notion of brutality involves harming his own father. The incident seems to come out of nowhere, on a day where Boo is simply just cutting things out of the newspaper.
George yells at Lennie for keeping a dead mouse in his pocket because he wants to touch it. Lennie also touches Curley’s wife’s hair and breaks her neck, which causes a party to attempt to kill him. Likewise, George and Lennie’s plan to own a ranch after they finish
Bob Ewell feels that Atticus have made him look bad in front of the town, and he wants revenge. Ewell follows Atticus to Tom house and spits in his face. Days later someone takes Scout’s shoes and her dress, now she has to walk home dressed like a ham from a Halloween party. Jem hears something following them, and then Scout hears the same noise. Its Bob Ewell, he grabs Jem and hurts his left arm, then knocks Scout to the ground.
Calpurnia and Aunt Alexandra are the two most influential women in Scout’s life and their personalities contrast to exhibit social prejudice. As Scout’s mother dies at childbirth, Atticus employs Calpurnia; an African American to be the family house-keeper who helps to raise Scout and Jem. Calpurnia encourages Scout to do the right thing in the footsteps of her father and teaches her to use manners and to be acceptant. Scout brings home Walter Cunningham from school for lunch, an event that defies Maycomb’s social class order, but Calpurnia encourages this rightful gesture. When Scout embarrasses Walter for pouring syrup all over his food, Calpurnia punishes Scout for the disrespectful way she treated Walter.