It was until Atticus told scout to view things in jem’s perspective, It was until that moment where she could understand what Jem thought, what he was thinking and she knew his new perspectives of things. There was a different point of view between them two, she was still young and barely understood what was happening around her, while Jem he was older and he Understood.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a well know novel in the United States. There are many lessons being learned throughout the story. One being that as scout gets older she learns not to judge people without walking in their shoes or looking at it through their eyes. Another being scout learning to control her anger by not wereying about what anybody says about her and her family. She also learns not to judge people because of their past and the stories you have heard about them. There are many lessons through out To Kill a Mockingbird that scout learns.
Though she did not understand the true significance of the situation, she felt that “they must be cold-natured,” suggesting how she recognized the seriousness of the situation (204). When Scout’s kicking is futile, she followed Atticus’s advice by “talk[ing] to people about what they were interested in” to Mr. Cunningham “to make him feel at home” and successfully lessen the tension by discussing various parts of Mr. Cunningham’s life (205). Her actions demonstrate how she started to mature as she places more importance for Mr. Cunningham’s emotions instead of her own. Additionally, Scout’s talking reminded Mr. Cunningham of how Atticus’s deeds as he had assisted him greatly by performing legal work in exchange for mere hickory nuts and is only doing the duty given to him. Therefore, Scout continually experiences growth in her views of justice as she becomes more righteous by being perceptive and compassionate of those around her, allowing her to become more aware of the conditions around
Scout was innocent in the beginning but learned racism and empathy during the book. A example of Scout's innocence in the beginning is when she says “the world's endin’, Atticus! please do something.” (pg.64) This shows how Scout doesn't really know what's really happening or going on the Maycomb because it was just snowing. A big event that changed Scout was when Bob Ewell tried to kill her and Jem but Boo Radley came out of nowhere and saved them.The way that this event changed Scout is it teachers her not to judge a book by its cover. Because she was judging him the whole time by what she heard and saw. She also learned empathy for Boo.She is finally starting to see the other side of people.
She more like an adult sometimes the adults in the book act like kids. To Scout being young doesn't mean anything to her. She just wants to be like her family and help them throw hard times. “When I was almost six and Jem was nearly ten, our summer times boundaries, within calling distance of Calpurina were Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose’s house two doors to the south. (Lee 6). This quote shows that she was really young when her mother left her family. She just got left with her father that is hard for a girl because she really can’t talk about girl things to her father. She is really brave at a young age for all the thing that are going on throw about the
Written in 1960, Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird skillfully navigates its way through the topics of empathy, understanding, and compassion. The story is told through the eyes of our protagonist, the young Jean Louise (Scout) Finch, who begins this narrative with a fight-first-think-later mentality. As the novel progresses and Scout experiences new situations, the reader can see her slowly mature through the way she begins to show empathy for those on the fringe of society, including Arthur (Boo) Radley, a man who stars in the leading role of many neighborhood rumors for his decision to never leave his house. In the final pages of this novel, Lee uses the literary elements of setting and theme to vividly depict the scene where Scout finally blossoms into a perceptive and considerate young lady.
IN the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Scout finch, a daughter to Atticus and a sister to Jem Finch. Scout is an innocent five year old girl at the beginning of the book, but by the time the book ends she is a 9 year old girl finding out just how evil things can be. Scout is a young girl with a free spirit. She speaks her mind all throughout the book witch make the book very comical, as the novel goes on it is obvious that scout is an outspoken, intelligent, and brave girl.
To Kill a Mockingbird, a novel by Harper Lee, describes the events and trials surrounding a window of Jean-Louise “Scout” Finch’s childhood growing up in the small southern town of Maycomb. In doing so, Lee reveals young Scout’s internal conflict in relation to her views on topics such as racism, discrimination, and societal rank. Her impressionability as a child causes her to be bombarded with opinions wherever she turns, and must therefore sort through the confusion around her to discover her own personal set of morals. Lee accurately conveys this through characterization, the irony and even hypocrisy of the stances of others, and through a range of motifs.
As a child grows, many people, and events influence development and maturity. This transformation is seen in several instances throughout Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird through the main character Jean Louise ‘Scout’ Finch. The story is set in a Southern Alabama town called Maycomb, in the 1930’s. Scout lives on the main street of the town along with her father Atticus Finch, and brother Jem Finch. The family employs the service of a black lady named Calpurnia, who functions as a cook, and mother for the children. When we are introduced to Scout at the beginning of the novel she is portrayed as a brash, six year old tomboy. She spends her time playing with Jem, and her new friend Dill Harris. She has a large temper, and often gets into small
Confucius, a Chinese philosopher, once said “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising everytime we fall”. What Confucius means by this is for society to succeed we have to take a few step back to keep moving forward. There will always be things that set you back in life, but there is always a way to conquer them. It may seem hard to find a way around, but if you see it from a different angle, you can find a way. In the book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee the characters have many challenges that they have to face. This book is a girl, Mayella Ewell, accusing a black man, Tom Robinson, of rape. A white lawyer, Atticus, takes the case and has to deal with the negative and complicated effects with his two children, Jem and
Frolicking around with an impish eye, short bangs, and old overalls little Jean Louise Finch could cause quite a tumult in the solitary town of Maycomb County. In Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird Scout portrays many precocious character qualities. She became literate at the young age of six and fluently read stock market data and daily newspapers. Little Scout also has meddling ways and a fascination with her mysterious neighbors, the Radleys. Additionally, she defended those closest to her in all circumstances. Theses character qualities show Scout’s aptitude for learning, brave spirit, and protective temperament.
In the semester prior I had some challenges in my english class. The challenges weren’t really bad, but the challenges were affecting my grade. For example, I would procrastinate on doing the notes for “To kill a Mockingbird”, over the christmas break.
“The innocence of children is what makes them stand out, as a shining example to the rest of mankind” - Kurt Chambers. Likewise, In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee, the narrator Jean Louise Finch, formerly known as “Scout’’ narrates her childhood experiences in an innocent kid's perspective. She begins retelling the story from the age of five and as a result the narrative voice used in the story is very naive. As Scout sees the injustices in her community occur, she uses the limited amount of knowledge she has of the world, her life experiences and her father's teachings/morals to fill in the blanks and try to understand the events that are taking place.It is evident that Scout is at too young of an age to fully comprehend racism and it’s impact on society. Though Scout is intelligent enough to see the cruelness of people and is confident enough to defend herself and
In Chapter 15 of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout’s compassionate actions eliminate the tension of the lynching mob. Scout helps to eliminate this problem by being compassionate for Atticus and running in and wanting to help him.When she runs in she starts talking to a person she remembered, which was Mr. Cunningham about his son, Walter Cunningham, and by doing so she settled the tension and made conversation. Which allowed the men to leave on a good note. When Scout and Jem are reading to Mrs. Dubose, although they didn’t want to be there, they showed compassion by reading to her and taking the time to do so. They also helped her to slowly get rid of her addiction to drugs, by slowly depriving her from them a little longer each reading