Well, it'd be sort of like shootin' a mockingbird, wouldn't it? But the black community in Maycomb, despite its abundance of admirable qualities, squats below even the Ewells, enabling Bob Ewell to make up for his own lack of importance by persecuting Tom Robinson. The whole of the part one of this novel is a series of life lessons preparing Scout for the hardships she is going to face in the second part of the novel. This story is read in most schools as curriculum these days because of the lessons that Jem and Scout learn can apply to the lives of most teens. Be careful of your desicions and notice the consequences, You may be causing it on yourself. The hard one for students to grasp is the difference between the theme and main idea. The ability to understand other people and understand why people feel the way that they do is something that does not come easy to Scout.
But the figural meaning is clear to readers. I really do not own any of this. Merriweather says to Scout that she told Mr. Gilmer asks Tom Robison why he is helping Mayella Ewell. One of these is the racism shown from the Anglo-Saxon people towards the African-Americans. Scout now learns that although she has flaws, her family -Atticus, Jem and Cal — all appreciate her and love her. The other lesson that Scout is truly able to incorporate into her worldview is the necessity of walking in someone else's shoes.
She learns this in many different parts of the book, and from many different people including her father's client, Tom Robinson. What lessons does scout learn in To Kill a Mockingbird? This teaches Scout that no matter what the consequences are, you should always stand up for what you believe in. Finch to represent him in a legal matter. Scout describes the town of Maycomb as having several well defined class systems. Privately, the groups are alienated to and often distrustful of each other.
She was all angles and bones; she was near-sighted; she squinted; her hand was wide as a bed slat and twice as hard. Another biased view was the way that Jem Finch saw his neighbour, Mrs Dubose - To be a mean, thoughtless, and worthless old lady. The climax of Scout's extension is when she is able to view the lives of herself and the others through the perspective of damaged Arthur Radley when she stands on his front porch. Scout's pity and empathy automatically includes Tom Robinson and his family and she recognizes their personal integrity as well as that of Calpurnia and the other African-American characters in the book. Due to her innocence and ignorance to the racism and hatred in her community to black people, her first contact to racial prejudice was confronting and led her to question her understanding of her own conscience, learning that human has capacity to hold evil, but an even greater capacity for good and when judging others with sympathy and understanding evil mitigates. Scout first recognizes Walter Cunningham as a complex individual with his own burdens and dreams during her first day of school when she takes him home for lunch.
They are taught a number of important lessons by adult figures in their life, like Atticus, Calpurnia and many others. Scout and Jem learn when someone does the right thing they don't always get rewarded. Other examples of stories in this first section are the first time Scout sees snow, her first experience of school, or the time she and Jem invite a poorer classmate over for lunch. The things that frighten her as she grows older would be real, not imagined. This lesson is teaching both Jem and Scout that no matter what anyone thinks you should do what you believe in even if you will get picked on.
She never really understood him until the end of the novel. Atticus begins teaching her the importance of looking at things from the other person's point-of-view very early in the story. Gilmer is surprised because in Maycomb white men were the most powerful, then it is the white women, then the black men and lastly the black women. Due to the influence of the likes of Atticus, Miss Maudie and Mrs Dubose, Scout goes from a naïve young girl who thought with her fists rather than her head, into a more mature, empathetic girl. The important thing is to appreciate the good qualities and understand the bad qualities by treating others with sympathy and trying to see life from their perspective.
Atticus is admirable how he can teach such young kids such great lessons it proves how intelligent he really is. She learns more about her town and the people in it, prejudice, empathy, courage, she notices problems in herself and is taught the most important lesson that it is a sin to kill a mocking bird. This is shown when Jem rises to the bait of Mrs Dubose and consequently has to spend a month reading to her. This same lesson is given to Scout by Atticus after she and Jem are caught trying to sneak a letter into the Radley House. One of the characters in To Kill A Mockingbird that helps Scout to become an accepting young adult is Boo Radley.
Scout learns one more thing about her society, it is about race. In every country education is the key issue of the government to provide better knowledge to the young generation. Clicking these links will navigate you away from my blog, and I cannot accept responsibility to anything consequential of that. Gratitude can turn into acceptance which is important in any day and age, whether it is the 1930s or today. The second thing Scout learnt throughout the novel is about the people she saw everyday and talked to most of the time in her town. Scout's tomboyishness drives Aunt Alexandra to distraction; Miss Caroline sees Scout's outspokenness and honesty as impertinence. In learning to know the residents of her community as individuals, Scout has lost the blinders that separate people by accident of birth.