To Kill A Mockingbird Reflection

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Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel which takes place during the troubled 1930s during the Great Depression. The novel recounts the story of Scout Finch, a young girl who grows up in the sleepy little town of Maycomb, Alabama. The narrative follows Scout’s experiences growing up with her older brother Jem, her father Atticus, and her many neighborhood acquaintances. Early in the novel, Scout and her brother still possess a naive childhood innocence, but as the story progresses their innocence is continually jeopardized by the events they experience. However, Atticus uses these experiences and events in Maycomb to teach the children about crucial life lessons. Scout and Jem witness discriminatory events throughout the novel that along with Atticus’s help cause them to grow and mature into new people by the conclusion of the narrative. First, Scout learns the significance of restraining herself from violence when classmate Cecil Jacobs provokes her about Atticus protecting Tom Robinson. Early on in the narrative we infer that Scout is an aggressive girl, and doesn't know how to comprehend her emotions sometimes. In chapter 3 we see Scout’s aggression when she attacks Walter Cunningham for getting her in trouble with Miss.Caroline, because Walter thinks that Scout was making fun of him for not having lunch. Because Scout was flustered with emotion she attacked Walter in the schoolyard. After the fight Atticus tries to make Scout realize that

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