To Kill A Mockingbird Scout's Transformation

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I will be talking about her character in the beginning of the story. I will be talking about how her character grows and changes over time. I will also be talking about her character in the end and how the events she’s told throughout the story have shaped her adulthood. Scout is the main character in Harper Lee’s novel, “To Kill A Mockingbird,” along with her brother Jem, friend Dill, father Atticus, and friend Calpurnia. Scout is the narrator of the story, telling it many years after it happened. She tells the story about the incredible events that have shaped her as a person.

The story starts when Scout is six years old. She lives in Maycomb, Alabama in the 1930s. Scout is a tomboy. She often wears pants, t-shirts, shorts, and overalls, …show more content…

Scout often thinks about it and it makes most situations easier for her. It makes it a lot easier for the young girl to understand the struggles most of the poor locals are going through. This lesson stays with her throughout her childhood.

When Scout first meets her future friend/temporary neighbor Dill, she doesn’t really like him too much. However, it doesn’t take very long for Scout to warm up to him, and soon the two are good friends. They both usually get along pretty well, although they do bicker sometimes. Dill often hangs out with Jem as well, and the two boys have a tendency to leave Scout out of things. This often causes Scout to be jealous and make a fuss. Scout and Dill also both have a small “Little-kid” crush on each other, and like to pretend that they are married. Scout loves to be around Dill and be his …show more content…

As I said before, she often wears lots of pants, shorts, t-shirts, and overalls, as opposed to the usually dresses and fancy shoes for the girls of Maycomb County in that era. She also loves to run around, climb trees, roughhouse, and play sports with Jem and Dill. Scout’s aunt, Alexandra, highly disagrees with the way Scout dresses and acts. “Aunt Alexandra was fanatical on the subject of my attire. I could not possibly hope to 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. Aunt Alexandra’s vision of my deportment involved playing with small stoves, tea sets, and wearing the Add-A-Pearl necklace she gave me when I was born; furthermore, I should be a ray of sunshine in my father’s lonely life.” When her aunt moves into the Finches’ house, Scout must learn to deal with her aunt’s views and opinions, whether that be dressing up or having tea with the neighbor ladies. Scout does not enjoy these things, however, she does take some experience from them. Scout and Alexandra never fully get along, (“It would be many years before I would be interested in boys, I was never interested in clothes.”) but they do both respect each other a little more by the

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