Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Essay

1100 Words Jan 13th, 2016 5 Pages
The novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee has several life learning lessons taught by one another. Atticus Finch, the father, is a lawyer and provides words of wisdoms to his children Jeremy “Jem” and Jean Louise “Scout”. Primarily, Atticus teaches them about acceptances. In the eye of the neighbors and community, Atticus is a role model. Education runs throughout the whole book, but it 's not always taught in school. This is shown when Atticus explains that the world is much larger than what Scout expects, watching Scout mature from a kid to a young adult, and to have respect to everyone before you climb into his or her own skin. Many kids just see the world in their own perspectives, and they don’t realize that the world is a much larger concept. Scout comes home for lunch and tells Atticus how harsh Miss. Caroline, her teacher, was to her on her first day of school. Miss. Caroline as the teacher is sensitive and doesn’t understand how Maycomb runs. After simply explaining to Miss. Caroline about the Ewells and the Cunningham’s, Scout gets punished. Scout is disappointed and has no motivation to go back to school. Eventually Atticus explains to Scout to consider things from other 's point of view. He says, “ ‘you never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…until you climb into his skin and walk around in it’ ” (Lee 39). Their father continuously gives moral lessons throughout the whole book. Which brings us to when Tom…

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