Scout's Difficulties In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Scout is living in a world where everyone sees bBlack pPeople as enemies. They want to make them suffer as much as they can. They don’t want to see them succeed because then they would be above Whites. Scout doesn’t truly understand why people are racist towards black people. In that matter, Scout doesn’t understand a lot of things. Like when she needs to stop talking, or let her father take care of things she doesn’t need to be involved in. Scout is slowly maturing at the beginning of the book, she starts to understand stuff more and more. Jem and Dill start leaving her out of things and that makes her become more independent and do things on her own. At the beginning of To Kill A MockingBird Scout Finch is still a little 6 year old girl, …show more content…

Jew and Dill are started to grow up and didn’t want to be around girls as much. Scout doesn’t like this and thinks that Jem and Dill don’t like her anymore. With this happening Scout became more independent on herself and she eventually became more of a lady because of this. When she was left out Atticus told her that she has to walk in somebody else 's shoes to understand them and have empathy. Scout and Jem are trying to communicate with Boo Radley through a hole in the tree. They send letters to Boo and he sends little items back to them. Once he put soaps dolls of Jem and Scout in there for them. The next day the hole got patched and Scout thought that Boo didn’t want to talk to them anyone and he didn’t appreciate all the letters. But in all reality someone was keeping Boo in that house and didn’t want him talking to anyone outside of the walls in his house. Scout didn’t think this and that shows her immaturity. Scout starts to get bullied at school because of the Tom Robinson trial and everyone is saying bad things about her dad right to her face and she feels like she has to protect him by fighting everyone that says anything. Atticus explains everything to her ands even though he is getting all this negativity out towards him he has to keep fighting even though he probably won’t win. In chapter 9 Atticus says, “simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.” After this …show more content…

She doesn’t understand why the town is being so racist towards Tom Robinson so she reads Mr. Underwoods editorial on the trial. She learns how the conviction of Tom is like the slaying of a mockingbird. They convicted Tom of something he didn’t do all because he has dark colored skin. When Scout and Jew were walking home from Scouts play at the school, Mr Ewell jumped them and tried to kill them both. Jew got a broken arm and probably a concussion. Scout being a little girl got scared for life. They later find out what happened to Mr. Ewell and why he was found dead under the tree by where he tried murdering them. Boo Radley saved their lives and killed Mr. Ewell with a kitchen knife. Scout learns that if they turn Boo in to the cops and say that he murdered Bob Ewell then that would sorta be like killing a mockingbird. Scout finds out the meaning of what Atticus said when he said, “you have to walk around in somebody else 's shoes to understand them and have empathy”. She stands on the Radley porch and looks at all the kids playing, the parents doing yard work and she finds out that she can see everything just from the Radley’s front porch. She stood in Boo Radleys shoes and saw how he looked at the world and realized kinda why he didn’t want to come

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