To begin, the second portion of the book is broken down to several mini stories within each chapter. In chapter two Lamott shares her thoughts about the time she was trying to teach her son about Ash Wednesday. Her son was not interested, Lamott was angry with him. Later, she came to realize what is more important is that her son learns to trust her. Lamott, continues to explain why she makes her son go to church.
In Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, Helen Burns serves as a Christ figure in the novel and her fundamental role is to illustrate and reveal the pivotal Christian belief of forgiveness to Jane. When Jane meets Helen at Lowood school, Jane is amazed and confused at Helen’s ability to tolerate the abuse directed at her by the teachers. Both Helen and Jane struggle at the school however, Helen and Jane endure the mistreatment from the teachers individually. “I heard her with wonder: I could not comprehend this doctrine of endurance” (Brontë 6). Jane refuses to conform to the teachers complaints, her free
Harper Lee uses dialogue to teach empathy to her reader. The meaning of empathy is putting yourself in someone else 's shoes. One might think, ‘What would I have said if I were her?’ or ‘What would I have done in that situation if I were Scout?’ In the beginning of the novel, Atticus is talking to Scout about how she should be empathetic towards others because Scout got into a fight with Walter Cunningham. Walter and Scout started off on the wrong foot on the first day of school because Scout was explaining to their
Finding out how cruel society is at a young age is a lot to take in but gives so much in return. In the book To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, two characters Jem and Scout learn many valuable lessons that do not necessarily come from school education. Throughout the book, valuable lessons Jem and Scout learn are more found in real-life rather than in a school atmosphere. The school life of Jem and Scout is not mentioned in the book that much, but from the scenes they are mentioned, seems to the reader that the school is protecting them and holds them back. In real-life, Scout and Jem are revealed to court cases, racism, murder, and etc.
While narrating in first person, Lee further details her novel with the setting and use of style and diction. Lee teachers her audience to become open-minded by having Scout learn through external conflicts. These external conflicts help teach empathy throughout the novel, one being with Miss Caroline, the outsider teacher. The use of metaphors help the readers better relate to the points being made, one which is introduced through Atticus in chapter 3, "You never really understand a person . .
Calpurnia is Jem and Scouts mother figure, because their mother died due to a sudden heart attack. Calpurnia takes Jem and Scout to her church, First Purchase, and introduces them to the fact that not all black people are bad people. She shows courage because it’s nerve racking to bring 2 white children to an all black church. Calpurnia says, “I don’t want anybody sayin’ I don’t look after my children” (Lee pg. 118).
when the children attend church with Calpurnia, when Jem gets in trouble for destroying Mrs. Dubose’s garden, and when Boo Radley puts the blanket around Scout. When the children go to church with Calpurnia Jem learns that colored people feel threatened by white people, which caused Lula to say “I want to know why you bringin white chillun to a nigger church”(119). This quote shows that colored people feel
Allie Beller Megan Ross English 2 2 October 2017 The “Scout” Essay In To Kill a Mockingbird, children are forced to discover the importance of compassion and tolerance that help shape their maturity as a young adult. Compassion and sympathy are characteristics that Scout gradually learns in order to become more mature. Atticus is a substantial example of compassion in Scout’s life. Once Scout gets home from school, she explains her distress on not wanting to go back to school because of Miss Caroline and reading, so he tells her, "to climb into someone's skin and walk around in it," (Lee 87) to make Scout understand that compassion is based on sympathy. Atticus tries to make Scout see from Miss Caroline’s point of view so Scout is able to
The time Walter Cunningham’s comes home to eat dinner with Scout and Jem. Scout comments on Walter pouring syrup all over his food and Calpurnia scolds her for it. “Atticus shook his head at me again. But he’s gone and drowned his dinner with syrup, I protested. He’s poured it all over---It was then that Calpurnia requested my presence in the kitchen.” (page 29).
At the factory, the entire staff ,except for one person, signed a petition to obtain Charlie Gordon to be fired. Charlie finally gained the intellectual capacity to understand what it meant to “pull a Charlie Gordon”, which was used to mock him and insult him. Finally, Charlie tried to defend a man at a restaurant that he attended, but he had realized that they were the same. Charlie realized how discourteous the society had been to all the Charlie Gordon’s in the world, including Dr. Namur and Dr. Strauss.
As Scout matures and understands the world in a new way, she learns the perspectives of her fellow townspeople in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. In the beginning of the novel, Miss Caroline attempts to provide Walter Cunningham with money. Understanding the Cunningham’s position to “never [take] anything off of anybody,” Scout realizes Walter’s inability to accept Miss Caroline’s offer (30). Subsequently, when Walter pours molasses over his dinner, Scout’s own ability to understand Walter’s side surpasses her aptitude. After Scout ridicules Walter, Calpurnia scolds her for not letting Walter do as he wishes.
Not only does she create a simile but the author also integrates an allusion when Tan mentions Mary, Jesus 's mother. She does this to provide the readers with an example of how different her and the boy she had an infatuation with when she was fourteen are. In the third paragraph of the excerpt Tan uses vivid details to give the reader a sense of imagery. For example, when she says, "The kitchen was littered with appalling mounds of raw food," the audience can imply that Amy was disgusted with the food because of the adjectives she uses. However, she was also dramatized the entirety of the scene due to the fact that this memory took place when she was a teenager.
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He had become their neighbor, their friend. They had become young people exposed to the truths of their world. “As I made my way home, I thought Jem and I would get grown but there wasn’t much else left for us to learn, except possibly algebra,” (374). Scout felt she had learned and aged from this perspective awareness. Similarly, Harper Lee uses this quote to draw the reader’s attention to the lessons of wisdom embedded in the novel.
For example, Scout’s teacher Miss Gates speaks to the children in class about Hitler and the struggles that the jewish people were going through, and how “Over here we don’t believe in persecuting anybody. Persecution comes from people who are prejudiced.”(Lee,329). However, Scout overheard Miss Gates say horrible things about the black community at the Tom Robinson trial. Scout wonders how Miss Gates can be sympathetic about the persecution of the jewish people and then turn around and persecute African-Americans. When Aunt Alexandra comes to live with the finch family, she brings Jem and Scout right into the middle of all the hypocrisy.