To Kill A Mockingbird Scout's Attitudes

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In Chapter 15 of To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout’s compassionate actions eliminate the tensions of the lynching mob. Scout, being a rather youthful individual, did not quite comprehend the gravity of the situation in which she was getting herself into. In Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Scout states, ‘“I go to school with Walter,” I began again. “He’s your boy, ain’t he? Ain’t he, sir?”’. In this quote, she simply brings up the topic of Mr. Cunningham’s son, which that in itself is an innocent conversation. In the beginning of the novel, Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, had a rather one-sided and negative outlook on Boo Radley, provided by secondhand information and gossip. In the end, she ended up having an empathetic opinion on him after
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