Argumentative Essay On To Kill A Mockingbird

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“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends” (J.K. Rowling). This quote is cohesive to when Atticus is trying to explain to Scout that “This time we aren’t fighting the Yankees, we’re fighting our friends...”-Atticus (102). Harper Lee’s To kill a Mockingbird is a novel about a young girl called Jean “Scout” Louise growing up in her hometown of Maycomb, Alabama with her older brother Jem. Scout has to deal with a lot of things growing up like Boo Radley, Miss Caroline, and Maycomb’s Disease racism. Scout grows up being oblivious to lots of things and struggles to understand things from other people’s point of view as well as not tolerating people’s differences. Jem is Scout’s opposite, he is intelligent, and understanding but he also finds solace in sport magazines and football. Scout and Jem begin to get harassed one day at school because their dad, Atticus, was gonna defend a black man called Tom Robinson. The trial was a sham and left Tom dead trying to escape prison. Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird uses characters to show readers the importance of …show more content…
Empathy, courage, and tolerance are people skills needed in today 's world to make the world a friendlier place. If people do not be empathetic towards others the world would be a dark place. If courage was not a thing then the word “Hero” would not exist and history would be written differently. If people do not tolerate others the world would become an evil, judgemental place. So if these morals did not exist civilization would

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