To Kill A Mockingbird: Scout's Development For Narration

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Dhyanee Bhatt 9A Scout’s Development for Narration All of us grow, develop, and adapt to our surroundings according to what we see and learn. However, we don’t always only the just induce the positive values, but also adapt to the disadvantageous values, as well. To Kill a Mockingbird is a unique novel written by Harper Lee, which tells about a sophisticated family living in a small town. The focus of the book is Scout, the main character and an innocent child, and the story is presented from her perspective. The structure of the book shows the shaping of the Scout’s character of innocent behavior to maturity. Scout develops her empathy and maturity throughout the book by the reflection of other characters and occurring events. …show more content…

This particular quote shows that people of the town are really not willing to speak up for the discrimination until they have been in that exact same situation. This is also an example of empathy applied in a way to convince the world with the hiding lies for good. We all have done this in some way in our lives for good. This helps in the broadening of the description, which allows the reader to emotionally and mentally connect with character by reading about the expressed …show more content…

“Atticus was right. One time he said you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them. Just standing on the Radley porch was enough.” (ch. 31 p. 308). This explains the reader the complete development of Scout. Towards the end of the book she expresses her feelings like an adult, broadening the narration explaining the readers in a more descriptive manner. In the end of the book Scout is fully developed explaining the critical parts, making the reader think about them more carefully and in many possible and sensible

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