The Characters Of Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Essay

1329 Words Nov 26th, 2015 6 Pages
Prabhdip Kang Kang 1
Mr. Shurrie

To Kill A Mockingbird

Everyone gets old, whether it be physically or mentally. In the book "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, many character show maturation. All characters show physical maturation, and mental maturation. Some characters stand out. The characters that stand out in "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, are Scout, Jem, and the people of Maycomb. Scout shows maturation when she stops fighting, realizes that Maycomb is different, and the fact that she is able to read before other children her age. Jem shows maturation when he helps Dill learn to swim, when he starts understanding more about society. And when he tells Scout that bugs have lives as well, and she should hurt them. Lastly, the people of Maycomb show maturation, like, Calpurnia, Dill, and Atticus.

First of all, Scout shows maturation. She shows maturation when she stops fighting. “We were too old to settle an argument with a fist-fight, so we consulted Atticus.” (Lee 3). This quote shows maturation in Scout, because she has realized that fighting with fists is not how you Kang 2 should end an argument, and she instead goes and consults Atticus on how they should deal with the fight.…

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