Would you ever sneak into a scary, creepy, and terrifying yard to uphold your reputation? This is what Jem, a character in “To Kill a Mockingbird” did. Everybody agrees Scout, Dill and Jem snuck into Mr. Radleys back yard. Some people think Jem should not have let Scout come into the Radley Yard and peep through Boo’s window with Dill and him. Conversely, others believe Jem should have let Scout come into the Radley Yard with Dill and him.
In chapters four through eight, the audience gets to experience the continuous growth of Scout through her own eyes. Lee’s diction portrays Scout’s curiosity when says that the gum I found was fresh, and “ I licked it and waited for a while. When I did not die I crammed it into my mouth” (Lee 1). In this instance, Lee is trying to remind us of Scout’s innocence and compelled mindset, due to her young age. Similarly, when Dill comes back to Maycomb in the summer Scout starts to feel like a third wheel.
Dom DiPiero Mrs. Burkett Chapters 24-26 11/29/15 Chapter 24 1. Who are the Mrunas and who is J. Grimes Everett? The Mrunas are a Pacific tribe which J. Grimes Everett is out to civilize and Christianize. (306) 2.
In Lee Harper’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus is teaching his kids that violence is not the answer and your battles should be fought mentally with your mind, not physically. Atticus is also trying to get his kids to value knowledge and wisdom, so they may use it to sort out any type of conflict. Atticus believes that violence is never justified, and any battle can be won if one is wise and respects everyone. A person’s mental capabilities are critical to fighting a battle without physical engagement.
One of scout’s most noble trait is that she is fearless and there are many examples to prove so. Firstly Scout stands up to people bigger than her. She stood up to Miss Caroline Fisher to defend Walter Cunningham. Another reason is that she is not afraid of getting in trouble. Without thinking of getting in trouble Scout eats the gum from the knothole.
Though many people think that emotion helps make rational resolutions, often times it hurts one’s ability to do so. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Scout, the protagonist, and her family discover the need for logic when her father takes an important court case. Sadly, most of the people of Maycomb in the 1930s became corrupt because they do not use rationality in their lives. Throughout the novel, Scout and the reader both learn that one should not let their emotions rule their reason when making decisions. Even before the court case began, Scout learns about the recurring theme of logic being more effective than her feelings when forming opinions of others and in communicating.
Is a character’s first opinion on someone the opinion they keep throughout the book? Often a character’s opinion on someone else changes as the story progresses or the character ages and matures. This is seen with the characters Jem and Scout Finch in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. In this book in follows the main character Scout, along with her brother, as they grow up in a small town in the South during the 1930s. As they get older, they start to experience that not everyone is like them or thinks like them.
Courage, it’s a very important skill everyone has, yet not everyone uses. It’s a powerful force and an important weapon that everyone should have in their toolbox of knowledge, courage helps people overcome the difficult for something they think is right or wrong. It’s one of many skills all people should have and some, such as Atticus Finch show and use it more than others. In the story, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the main character Atticus Finch demonstrates his courage by defending a an innocent black man in a rape trail. In which Finch already knows that he has lost at due to the times, but he is bent on leaving a long lasting mark even if he does rule.
Losing hope is an apparent theme throughout the numerous chapters in To Kill a Mockingbird and is evident in the actions of Dolphus Raymond, Mayella Ewell, and Tom Robinson. Dolphus Raymond is in love with a colored woman for reasons the residents of Maycomb County can’t seem to understand. They cannot wrap their heads around the fact that a privileged, handsome white man would want to have a life with a colored woman. After countless arguments and conversations about justifying his actions, Dolphus Raymond just lost hope in Maycomb understanding who he wants to be with and how he wants to live his life. “It ain’t honest but it’s mighty helpful to folks.
To Kill A Mockingbird: Realities can be Masked by Rumors In the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, one of the major themes resides in the fact that while people come and go, rumors last forever. Dill, one of the characters in this novel, has a sudden and profound realization which embodies this idea: "I think I'm beginning to understand something. I think I'm beginning to understand why Boo Radley's stayed shut up in the house all this time... It's because he wants to stay inside" (227).