To Kill A Mockingbird Jem's Transformation

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“He did not begin to calm down until he had cut the tops off every camellia bush Mrs. Dubose a head,until the ground was littered with green buds and leaves” (Lee,137). This is a great example of how Jem was irrational at the beginning of the book To Kill A Mockingbird. He didn’t scare him. He was careless and disrespect sometimes. Jem demonstrated that he had evolved the most from the beginning of the book To Kill A Mockingbird by showing how mature he is, respecting others view and trying to stop scout to do antics. First, he shows how he now sees life with maternity. Before he used to get mad at every little thing and he once said, “ he didn’t even want to go , but he was unable to resist fooball in any form”( lee, 122). This shows…show more content…
It is true that Scout used to judge without knowing people’s stories. for example, she once said that , “she didn’t feel sorry for Ms. Caroline because she had been mean towards her” (lee 27). She had no compassion that Ms. Caroline was new in the country.
And she didn’t know anything about Maycomb country. However, after a while she sees how it looks like being alone and she discovered while she was standing on Boo’s yard, and she remembered that Atticus told her, “ You never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around them”(lee 39). By standing in his yard was enough. She could see how Boo felt about being annoying by the kids and he needed company. In sum, Scout demonstrated that she had evolved during the book but no more than
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Even though scout and Dill were the followers of him because he was the one who told them what to do. The kids felt that he has changed drastically. Jem was the one to be the leader who told the that Boo Radley was like a monster, and he said bad things about him(lee 13). Therefore the kids started try to see Boo’s face. Jem starts to grow up and he didn’t want dill and Scott to even look at the Radley’s place. Also he wasn’t agree with the kids when Dill ran away from his house and they even felt that “ he rose and brake the remaining code of the neighborhood”(lee 188). These meant to the kids that Jam didn’t feel like a child just like them. These was the end of their friendship since he could not keep more secrets. In short, Jem didn’t want to be with the kids anymore and started to grow up like a
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