Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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‘“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view-…-until you climb into his skin and walk around in it”’(Lee 33). Said by Atticus Finch, this is perhaps the most important line from the book because it makes Scout Finch become who she becomes. Throughout the plot of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Scout Finch’s views and understanding of the society that surrounds her changes very drastically. Her understanding of the good and evil in society evolves the most, due to the teachings of Atticus Finch. In the beginning of the book, Scout Finch was what every child once was; innocent and simple. As the book progressed, she became aware that life was a complex and confusing world, and she struggled to accept it. Her awareness makes the reader question the moral nature of humanity as well. To Kill a Mockingbird was a beautiful work of literature that brought to question how good or evil man has become in not only Scout Finch’s eyes, but the reader’s as well. Scout Finch was one of the most important characters in To Kill a Mockingbird because the reader saw the world through her eyes. This helped to understand how much she had changed as she got older. Near the beginning of the book, Scout Finch was still a child, and her views on the people of Maycomb County were very black and white. She did not have her own opinion on things, but rather thought what the other residents thought. An example of this is Arthur “Boo” Radley. The majority…

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