Character Analysis Of Jeremy Finch In To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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From a child to an adult
Learning lessons is a little like reaching maturity. You're not suddenly more happy, wealthy, or powerful, but you understand the world around you better, and you're at peace with yourself. Learning life's lessons is not about making your life perfect, but about seeing life as it was meant to be.(Elisabeth Kubler-Ross)When the people start growing up,with their bad or good personal experiences ,they began have more knowledge, responsibility. And it start to make their own attitude and views of the world. Besides in the book “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee , Jeremy Finch or well known as Jem, began with a normal attitude for child but as you read the book,you can notice that Jem start to grow up and taking an attitude more as an adult for his personal experiences.

Jem is a normal kid from a southern town, but in this case is Maycomb where the people have a racist idea of superiority and hate toward black people and it could be hard for child to see that.After Tom Robinson lost his trial with any clear proof against him , Jem said :"Atticus-" said Jem bleakly.He turned in the doorway. "What, son?"-"How could they do it, how could they?"(Lee 285)As we can see …show more content…

-‘Why couldn't I mash him?’ I asked.- ‘Because they don't bother you,’ Jem answered in the darkness. He had turned out his reading light (Lee 320).”And with this proof some people could that Jem is taking care of unnecessary things but as a responsible person ,he is explaining to his sister that if an insect isn’t hurt and bother her then she doesn’t have any reason to kill or mash him. Besides, most of the people don't take care about insect but they are animals and Jem just want to protect

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