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To Kill A Mockingbird, Lawyers, I Suppose, Were Children Once

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“Lawyers, I suppose, were children once”. Lee chooses to write from a child’s point-of-view, and that is what makes this story so brilliant. The story is presentable from the perspective of Scout. An innocent little girl that can make racial remarks and regard people of color in a way like the community, Lee provides an unbiased view of the condition. As a child, Scout can make remarks that an adult would avoid saying; whereas they would find an adult who makes these remarks offensive. Throughout To Kill a Mockingbird Scout matures in many was such as: understanding people, becoming more of a lady, and overcoming her fear of Boo Radley. Scout during the beginning of the book is a “Tom boy” because she does not act like a lady because she wants to be just like her big brother Jem. Scout is who she is because of the way Atticus raised her. Scout was too immature at the beginning and did not understand why Atticus would say things loud enough that he wanted Scout to hear, but Scout thought he didn’t…show more content…
In chapter nine of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aunt Alexandra is determined that Scout will act like a lady. Scout says, “Aunt Alexandra was fanatical on the subject of my attire. I could not possible hope to a be a lady if I wore breeches; when I said I could do nothing in a dress, she said I wasn’t supposed to be doing things that required pants.” When scout matured more she was able to apply what she learned and use it in a life situation. At aunt Alexandria’s dinner party scout began to act more mature. Scout joined the women in conversation while for getting about wearing a dress how much she hated her Aunt. This is how she became more lady-like for her aunt. Scout says, “She seemed glad to see me when I appeared in the kitchen, and by watching her I began to think there was some skill involved in being a girl.” On page 318 Scout finally realizes that it is ok for her to act like a
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