Examples Of Scout In To Kill A Mockingbird

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2. At the beginning of the story, we learn that Scout goes through many difficulties while growing up. They referred to her as a “tomboy” which means doing things that only “boys” would do. Scout is the opposite of a girl, does not act like a girl, and does whatever she can do to be as if she were a boy. She acts like a boy mainly because Scout is surrounded by boys in the neighborhood, especially since her brother Jem is always with his sister and with his all of his friends. This ends up influencing Scout around all those boys at once causing her to act like a boy. She also ends up playing games that usually boys only play but that is what she is surrounded with so that is part of her natural intention. It was hard for her because since she …show more content…
Atticus ends up becoming involved in controversy because he decides to defend Tom, a young black man, causing others to think Atticus is a traitor since they hate black people. Although he taught his children to never discriminate black people no matter what and he wanted to show them to believe in whatever they want, but always fight for it. Atticus was a good man trying to change the way African Americans were treated in Maycomb. Atticus decided to defend Tom even though he would lose since he was an African-American, but the point was to show his children not to discriminate. In Chapter 9, Atticus states that “Every lawyer gets at least one case in his lifetime that affects him personally.” He is trying to say that there is no way he can win, but he 'll take it anyway, despite the ridicule he 'll …show more content…
Boo Radley’s role in the novel is minor, but also a very important one in the novel. I believe that Boo Radley 's role in the novel is to keep it interesting and always have the readers captivated. Most of the characters are interested in him because they have never seen him since he doesn’t come out of his house. The reason for this is because his father would not let him leave the house ever after he stabbed his mother with scissors and spent jail time. Everyone wondered how Boo Radley looked like, especially the children. In one scene of the story, Scout and Jem were attacked by Bob Ewell on their way to school. They realize a stranger had saved them because that stranger killed Bob. Scout realizes that the stranger was Boo Radley and Bob was murdered so the children would be

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