To Kill A Mockingbird Book Report

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To Kill a Mockingbird Essay There will be a time in each person's life when they reach the point where they're no longer a children. This is the time when they became aware if things that are going around them, and it often called the point of awareness or growing up. Perhaps each individual person experiments this stage at different time, and yet in different situations. In the book To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Scout, the main character experiments her growing up stage from some excited, but yet tragic situations. In my opinion, Scout's growing up stage was strongly influenced by Atticus. Throughout the whole story Atticus had taught her lots of things that are very valuable, but the most important lesson Atticus had taught her is how to look at things from different perspective or to climb in other people's skin and walk in it. He also taught her the true meaning of courage. Throughout the whole story Scout used Atticus's advice and gained a better understanding of the world she is part of. One of the lesson Scout learned from Atticus is to look at things from other people's perspective. Atticus had said " If you can learn a simple trick, you'll get along a lot better with all kind of folks, You never really understand a person until you consider this from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it". Scout learned an extremely good lesson from what Atticus said. In fact by following Atticus's advice Scout did gain a better understand of other people around her. In the beginning of the story Scout, Jem , and Dill are curious about Boo Radley because he never come out side from his house or associates with anyone in the neighborhood. They were afraid of him because of all the stories they hear about him from the people in Maycomb. They though Boo is a scary and moral person, so they werevery excited and interested in trying to make Boo come out. But after the incident causes Miss Maudie's house to burn down, Boo sneaks out of the house to cover Scout up with a blanket. She then got the idea that Boo is not a monster at all, but are actually nice. Now that Scout realized that Boo is a basically a kind person her interest on try to make Boo come out begins to fade. But Scout only stand in Boo's shoes and look at things from his perspective at the end...

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