Kill A Mocking Bird By Atticus Finch

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Inevitably, as children mature, they learn about important life lessons through their contact with family members and other people outside the home within their community. Lee’s To Kill a Mocking Bird, we follow Atticus Finch’s children as they learn important life lessons and later see them start to use these lessons as they grow and mature. The children in the novel were witness to many acts of courage not only through their father, Atticus, but other close supporting members of their family and community. In addition to courage, the children also learn about the importance and feeling of integrity. The most significant lesson they learn as they grew up is to be careful of their point of view; are not to judge another person until they have experienced the other person’s perspective. Through their interactions with others, the children learn valuable lessons that they relate to new experiences. To start, the children learn what true courage really is by looking at the courageous acts by the people of Maycomb. The night when the lynch mob confronts Atticus at the jail, determined to kill Tom Robinson and even harm Atticus if he go in their way. The children had find Atticus in this heated situation and decide to take his side, Jem sees the situation he was in, and refuses to obey his father for the first time in his life knowing that he’s is putting himself in danger:

“Go home, Jem,” he said. Take Scout and Dill home.”
We were accustomed to prompt, if not always…
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