The Journey from Childhood to Adulthood

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The journey from childhood to adulthood Every child has a playful, immature attitude, and because they are introduced to the world for only a short amount of time, it takes time for them to develop and adjust into a new environment as they grow up. In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, two of the main characters experience many situations which bring a new adult personality of maturity, wisdom, and most of all responsibility. Jeremy Finch (Jem) and Jean Louise Finch (Scout) face many life changing obstacles which in turn matures them leaving behind their innocent beliefs which makes them knowledgeable citizens in a society full of prejudice. One of the main characters; Jem, faces many difficulties and life lessons that …show more content…

When Scout has come to realize that she is no longer afraid of Boo Radley and has the courage to stand on the Radley’s front porch, she finally understands him and realizes how he really is. Now that Scout has finally seen Boo Radley, Atticus tells her later on “Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.” (Lee 296). She realized through stages of change, that prejudice of people is generally not exact, and what people think

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