To Kill A Mockingbird Life Lessons Essay

In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee, [Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. New York: Granel Central, 2006.] the narrator Scout learns many life lessons that change the way she looks at people. It involves hatred and prejudice people, not looking at the innocent people such as Tom Robinson and Boo Radley other side of the story. Scout and I have learned a life lesson that changes the way we look at people and to know someone before you judge them has affected our lives. The life lesson was said by Atticus Scout's dad is that "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 33).

You can't judge someone on race, social
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Scout sees that Boo Radley a "mocking bird" has made it his duty to protect them and when they were in danger he puts his life on the line to protect these kids he doesn't really know. Another person that Scout has put herself in their shoes are Tom Robinson is a black man accused of raping white women Mayella Ewell. Racial prejudice has a huge impact on the Maycomb community, especially in Tom Robinson's case. Atticus is accused of being a "nigger lover" for putting his heart and soul into defending Toms case. Although Atticus manages to prove Tom Robinson innocent, as the white jury still refuses to declare the innocence of Tom Robinson a black man who was physically impossible to commit the rape and did look for physical evidence. Scout "climbed into Tom's skin" and could see how Tom Robinson was a man who did not harm, had a family, and helped others like Mayella Ewell out of kindness. Tom Robinson was proven guilty when innocent once again racial prejudice has a huge impact on the white court and have executed a "mockingbird". Atticus has taught Scout that she should be able to put herself in the other person's

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