To Kill A Mockingbird Bildungsroman Analysis

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To Kill a Mockingbird and the Bildungsroman The Bildungsroman is a novel is a coming of age story usually involves the protagonist to facing a major life change. Such as psychological, dealing with emotions and behavior and sometimes spiritual development change from childhood to adulthood. Protagonist understands his or her place and role in the society (Murfin and Ray 39). Bildungsroman is a German word. The word Binldungs has the meaning of formation and Roman mean novel. Which is the main character coming of age, which the change depends on the age of the character their time setting, their gender and point of view. Protagonist learns lesson from education, teachers, self-taught through journey, family, friends and outcome (Milne 64-96). The novel To Kill a Mockingbird is a bildungsroman because it shows the growth and facing with moral challenge of the main character Scout throughout the novel.
In the novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird”, most of every situation in chapters represent bildungsroman. Jem and Scout Finch was trying to follow their father Atticus Finch’s rules and instructions and throughout the novel two children grow out in many ways.
“First of all,” he said, “if you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of
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Which was through the experiences with racism and prejudice. Like at the end of the novel, Scout no longer sees Boo as terrifying other, she’s able to imagine how events appears from his perspective and by doing so she is following Atticus’s advice. Finally she could understand her father Atticus’s decisions and actions. The reason To Kill a Mockingbird is a well-known bildungsroman novel is that it is relatively easy to read and fun to read. This novel won the Pulitzer Prize and also made into a popular film (Harper Lee) and would be great for young readers to follow and read all the

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