An Analysis Of Harper Lee 's ' Kill A Mockingbird ' Essay

1108 Words Sep 21st, 2016 5 Pages
Aaron Yao 1
English 9-2
11 May 2015
Life Lessons Many people learn life lessons throughout their life as they grow and mature. These lessons that people learn could impact the lives of others. Life lessons are not only learned in real life but in literature as well. In To Kill A Mockingbird, the author, Harper Lee, uses characters of her memory to adventure out into the Civil Rights Movement and racism in the segregated southern United States of the 1930’s. As Scout and Jem grow up and mature, they learn that it is wrong to harm the innocent and kind, that one should not be prejudiced to others, and the true meaning of courage. Lee manages to show valuable lessons and serious and painful events and situations throughout her novel. Although some educators would argue that the most important life lessons are learned within the walls of a schoolhouse, Jem and Scout’s experiences in To Kill A Mockingbird exemplifies that many valuable lessons can be learned outside of the classroom. In the first part of the Novel, Lee often exemplifies valuable lessons learned outside of the classroom. For example, when Scout finds out that she is not supposed to know how to read or write it was already too late because Miss Caroline says it’s a bad thing. Instead of learning things in school, Miss Caroline has nothing to teach Scout because she has already…

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