Maturation In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Maturation in To Kill a Mockingbird: How Scout’s Point of View Develops
When you were a little kid, only in elementary school, you had a very different mindset and point of view of the world and people around you. Once you start to grow up more and meet new people outside of your community, you become much more aware of your surroundings and what the people of your town are actually like. Since you have grown up nothing is sugar-coated, now and you are able to see what the world is actually like without any barriers. In the story To Kill a Mockingbird, that is how life was like for Scout Finch and her brother Jem Finch. Scout and her brother grew up in the year 1930 in Maycomb county, in the beginning of the story they were like any normal kid of their age, they liked to play and didn’t know much about the people of Maycomb. When summer approaches Scout, Jem, and Dill become more and more intrigued about the people of Maycomb especially Boo Radley. As the story progresses Scout encounters more experiences that help her better understand the town of Maycomb and the people within it. By the end of the story, they come to a point where they finally see the world and people around them for what it really is. As one reads To Kill a Mockingbird Scout’s maturation develops at the following points in the story: When her Aunt Alexandra comes to live with the family, as Scout learns more about Boo Radley, and during the Tom Robinson case. Looking at the part of the story when
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