A hero is a person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose,
To kill A Mockingbird
A hero is a person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially one who has risked or sacrificed his or her life. At the beginning of the novel To Kill a Mockingbird Jean Louise (Scout) Finch demonstrated little or none of the qualities attributed to be a hero.
Although, by the end of the novel Scout Finch had gone through so much change she can be depicted as the sole hero of the novel. Scout Finch was a naive child at the beginning of the novel, but by the end the prejudice that seemed to run the way she viewed others had dissipated.
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Scout did not have such a great father to elaborate on how everyone is entitled to their own opinions and that they are neither right nor wrong, but it depends on how you take those opinions to how you live your life. Going from a naïve little child to a mature girl which can now look at things from another persons point of view. Scout Finch has grown by the end of the novel to see that the depicted “mad man” of the town is nothing that of what he is described, but a gentleman which had been looking out for her those few summers, “Winter, and his children shivered at the front gate, silhouetted against a blazing house. Winter and a man walked into the street dropped his glasses, and shot a dog. Summer, and he watched his children’s heart break.
Autumn again, and Boo’s children needed him.” (pg.279). By the end of the novel Scout Finch had stood in Boo’s shoes and walked around in them. She was no longer prejudiced and was able to come up with her own opinions. A person does not knowingly become a hero; they are deemed one because of their acts of bravery and courage. Scout Finch as small as she may be is not one to run from confrontation.
Bravery is a key