Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Essay

1197 Words Aug 14th, 2015 5 Pages
In today’s society, there are a variety of different people. This can especially seen in the halls of Lowell High School. In LHS, you can find the people who don’t care about school, the people who care a little bit, and the people who go to school everyday to learn. Because of this variety, you won’t like everyone. But there’s nothing you can do about it. You just have to tolerate them. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the small town of Maycomb has a variety of people living within it. The protagonist, a young girl named Scout, grows up with a variety of individuals around her. However, some of the people are liked more than others. Scout realizes this through her Aunt Alexandra, who is very intolerant towards people who are ‘lower’ than her in society, and learns that not everyone will be willing enough at first to look past the classic stereotypes applied and see the real people behind them. Atticus’s sister Aunt Alexandra is introduced as a very cold, unloving, and unfeeling person. Aunt Alexandra holds the qualities of Maycomb very well, as she is very intolerant towards people who can be seen as ‘lower’ than her in society. When Scout first met her, she thought that this wasn’t related to Atticus and that his real sister was switched at birth because of how different she is from him. Aunt Alexandra is intolerant towards people who are different, unlike Atticus, and this can be seen when she is pestering Scout about wearing overalls. She nags her about this…

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