Reflective Essay On To Kill A Mockingbird

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The look in her face the look of disappointment, the way her lip quivered at me, and the tear. The tear that haunted me that whole night. As I ran all I thought was how could this have gotten so bad, and how will I face my mother. In To Kill a Mockingbird the most significant to me was, “You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don’t you let ‘em get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change.” I was very significant to me because it is extremely applicable to my old life. When I was a little younger I was the type to solve all my problems with a clenched fist and a thirst for revenge.Although my mother prayed for me she tried to help me but I was ignorant. I learned the hard way that the most intense and painful fights were in my mind. I was walking back home with my head down as if I had lost something on the ground. Each step got heavier and heavier until I got to the door. Their all I thought of was to go into my room and not come out all day. I put my hand on the knob I held my breath. I turned it and the image of her …show more content…
I saw them running towards me they put me on the ground and put me in the back of the car. I saw the world in a criminals perspective as they drove me home. When we arrived they let me go and said that it was my only warning. I knocked on the door and I saw her, her eyes red from crying for her son who had chosen the wrong path. I stepped inside and closed that door. We stared at each other for a long time, then I fell to my knees sobbing because I realized my mistake, I begged her for forgiveness. She granted it to me and now there are only memories of back then. If you asked me who my atticus is it would be my mother, the one who looked out for me the one who talked to me, the one who cared. She is my atticus and that experience only brought us closer together. I swore to only use my head and the truth is my hardest battles are in my own

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