To Kill A Mockingbird Reflection

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To Kill a Mockingbird is about growing up the main character is a girl named Scout Finch who is about to turn 6 when the book begins and 8 when it ends. In the book is about what she learns about people and about life over the course of those two years. the book takes place between 1933 and 1935 in Maycomb Alabama it 's a small sleepy town in the deep south Scout 's father Atticus is a lawyer but they don 't have much money because his clients are poor Scout lives with her father her brother Jem and their cook Calpurnia her mother 's dead during the summers a friend named Dill comes to stay next door and he spends the summer playing with Scout and Jem Scout basically learns four major lessons over the course of the book she learned some partly from Atticus and partly from her own experience the first lesson is that you don 't understand someone until you put yourself in their shoes she takes a while to master this one in the storyline for the first part of the book mostly shows her getting it wrong across the street from where Scout lives is the Radley house the family that lives in it is very on social and the son Arthur Radley is a man in his 30 's who hasn 't been seen outside many years the children in the town refer to Arthur 's Boo Radley as if he were a ghost they have this horrible picture of what he 's like that he eats rodents and cats that he catches that he 's ugly and drooling and I will kill any child he catches the real story of Arthur Radley is that he got in
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