To Kill A Mockingbird Look Into Other People's Perspective

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Looking into other people’s perspective is one skill the is needed throughout life. Harper Lee multiple view form other characters that open a realm in To Kill a Mockingbird. When Jem and Scout visit Calpurnia's church, they see in Cal's aspect for the first time. Her church was really poor and was not in a good society. Mr. Cunningham walks into Atticus' shoes, when Jem, Scout, and Dill make him realize that Tom Robinson should get a trial. Atticus walks into Mr. Ewell's shoes when he spits in Atticus' face, because he embarrassed Mr. Ewell at the trial. In the end when all the character look into other people's perspective, they see a whole new side. In the story, Scout and Jem walk into Calpurnia's shoes. They consider actions from other …show more content…

Ewell spit in Atticus’ face, Atticus told Jem to walk into Mr. Ewell's shoes. Later, Jem realizes why he spit into Atticus' face. The reason why was because he was mad that Atticus embarrassed him at the trial. When Atticus comes home, Jem is shocked and asked why Mr. Ewell spit on Atticus. He later explains, "Jem, see if you can stand in Bob Ewell's shoes a minute. I destroyed his last shred of credibility at that trial, if he had any to begin with. The man had to have some kind of comeback, his kind always does. So if spitting in my face and threatening me saved Mayella Ewell one extra beating, that's something I'll gladly take. He had to take it out on somebody and I'd rather it be me than that houseful of children out there" (Lee 292). Atticus looked in Mr. Ewell's perspective and explained to Jem why Mr. Ewell had spat in his face. This relates to the theme that we have to look into other people's aspects, because Atticus tells Jem to walk into Mr. Ewell's shoes and make him realize why Mr. Ewell did what he had done. Before, Jem was really mad at Mr. Ewell, but when he looked in his perspective, Jem realized why Mr. Ewell spit in his face and was not as mad. He did that to Atticus' face to take out all of his anger, and Jem sees …show more content…

The situation leads on another, it first started with Jem and Scout visiting Cal church and learning the Tom Robinson is an innocent man. Then a mob trying to kill Tom Robinson because they had no idea that he is innocent. Finally, after the trail Bob Ewell spits in Atticus' face because he was embarrassed. Harper Lee is teaching a lesson indirectly; she is trying to put an affect in life. It helped the character in the story, and made them realize, so it will make a difference in our life too. Before judging anyone, walk into their

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