To Kill A Mockingbird Woman Quotes

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Woman - “an adult female person” (Dictionary) People usually think women should wear dresses, cook food, or do laundry and stay inside, but in reality not all women are like that. In the book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, one of the main characters, Scout, doesn’t wear dresses or heels, she is more masculine. Scouts family, consisting of Jem, Atticus, and Calpurnia, are not racist though everyone else is. At the end of the book, characters realize to understand different peoples perspectives and to walk in others shoes before judging. People shouldn’t wear certain clothes or act a certain way just because they are female or male. Scout proves people don’t need to wear more feminine things to be counted as a woman. While Aunt Alexandra is telling Scout to act more proper and lady-like, she tells Scout to be a ray of sunshine in her fathers lonely life, in a dress and heels. Scout doesn’t like it lightly and says she can “be a ray of sunshine in pants just as well.” (Lee 89) This quote proves that what people wear doesn’t define who they are. There are expectations of what people should wear but people should be allowed to wear what they are comfortable in. …show more content…

But Scout sees her as a woman beyond that. Scout sees her as a woman because she is someone she can go to, so she can talk about her problems and faults, Scout sees her as someone trustworthy and that is what makes her a woman. Scout's opinion on Maudie shows how nice Maudie is to scout, and how much she helps her, “She loved everything that grew in God’s earth, even the weeds.” (Lee 56) This quote shows what women wear doesn’t define if they’re a lady or not. All in all, people don’t need to show they are a lady or do womanly things to be

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