To Kill A Mockingbird First Person Narrative Analysis

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A woman named Harper Lee wrote “To Kill A Mockingbird”, which about the life of two siblings, Jem and Scout Finch, and their experiences in the eventful Maycomb County. It is written in the perspective of Scout. It is important that it is written in first person narrative because it emphasizes on the characters. Unlike third person omniscient, first person narrative shows the reader the truth of the character, which is very important when you want to see flesh in the developing character. Reading in first person narrative allows the readers to engage with the characters better and that is experienced with Scout while reading this great piece of literature. The novel, ”To Kill A Mockingbird”, is about growing up. Jean Louise Finch, most commonly known as Scout, is the protagonist and narrator of…show more content…
Dubose disrespected Atticus, he could not accept that. She said, “Your father’s no better than the niggers and trash he works for.” (pg. 125). Jem later destroys all of Mrs. Dubose’s camellia bushes out of anger. Atticus told him to be a gentleman because she is old and ill, but Jem lost his temper. As a punishment for ruining her bushes, he needed to go to her house everyday for a month to read to her. Scout goes along with him. Jem is growing up because he learned that he needs to own up to his mistakes and the consequences that come with them. Throughout the entire first part of “To Kill A Mockingbird”, we constantly see Scout grow up in front of our eyes. We, readers, see how she develops new senses, goes through different experiences, and learns new things. This novel includes many topics that are huge factors in growing up. We see Scout grow up most; however, we also see many other characters grow up as well. One of the biggest factors in growing up is learning. Learning is for everybody and it is constant. Many characters, especially Scout, are growing in this novel. That is why “To Kill A Mockingbird” is about growing
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