How To Kill A Mockingbird Lessons Learned Analysis

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In the intriguing novel “How to kill a Mockingbird,” by Harper Lee the audience can comprehend a lot about life within the story and the interactions between characters. My Group and I have noticed a good amount of lessons to be learned, that we all think are important to try, value, and as well as achieve in life. For starters we learned that people are complicated, therefore you can’t judge them on rumors you hear, like Jem and “Boo”. Atticus said, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” Another thing that we believe that everyone should try to achieve in life is that if and when a person is being rude or disrespectful to you, just stay calm and be civilized. When you react you give them more of a dominant feeling and you also are just turning into one of them. When Mr.Ewell spit in Atticus’ face, Atticus simply wiped it…show more content…
At the trial there is also another lesson to be learned. It was clear that Mayella falsely accused Tom Robinson of raping her. She claims that he raped and beat her. Tom on the other hand said that she kissed him not the other way around, nor did he rape and beat her. We all believe Tom because he didn't regret or double check any of his answers, unlike Mayella. She wrongfully blamed him and he got punished for her actions and her lies. You won’t fix anything with blame. You only hurt others or possibly even yourself when you blame another for your actions. We all are human and should admit to our own mistakes. Another thing that you learn from “How to kill a Mockingbird” is that we can’t be afraid to stand up for what we believe is right. Scout fought others when they said names about her father and she believed it would support her dad. Did she handle the situation correctly? No, however she wasn’t afraid to stick up for her father and what he was doing in terms of the
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