The Characters Of Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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Aldous Huxley once said “There are things known and unknown, and in between are the doors of perception”. When Children get older they start to mature which means they have a new perspective on things around the world more realistically. Also when children get older they start to “walk inside others shoes” and see how someone’s condition might be. Therefore, in Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”, it is evident that as Jean Louise Finch (Scout) matures her views around the world change from a kid’s perspective to a young adult’s perspective. This idea is developed through Atticus who teaches her that there is always one thing good about an individual, Mrs. Dubose who has shown Scout and her brother Jem what true bravery is, and last but not least Arthur Radley also known as “Boo” who has taught scout that no one can judge another from hearing horrible rumors from others. In the opening/beginning of the book Scout views her father Atticus Finch is narrow. Scout see’s her father as a typical father. Her first day at school for her was very disappointing. When scout got home later that day at that point Atticus was notified about Scout’s behaviour at school. Later that day Atticus had a brief discussion with Scout on her behaviour, he said “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...” which leaves scout with a narrow perspective of her father. As kids we always get mad when someone corrects our behaviour whether its…
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