The Confusion of Growing Up

Sarah Hickman, Tyler Miller, Kody Kennedy

To Kill a Mockingbird Related Quotes!

Quote; "Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes forgive them." -Oscar Wilde

Book Quote; "We decided that it would be best for you to have some feminine influences. It won't be many years, Jean-Louise, before you become intrested in clothes and boys" -Aunty Alexandra.

Comparing and Contrasting To Kill a Mockingbird to The Outsiders


*The main characters have conflicts on how to treat other people.

*They both have young children in each book.

*They are both missing atleast one parent.

*They have somebody to go to about their problems.

*They live in a time period where different groups do not get along.

*The children befriend a person from the opposite group.


*In the Outsiders they are teenagers, but in To Kill a Mockingbird has young children.

*To Kill a Mocking they are accepting the other group; Outsdiers barely anybody accepts the other group.

*To Kill a Mocking they don't commit a crime but in the Outsiders Ponyboy and Johnny commited a crime.

*In To Kill a Mockingbird the groups are based on racial status while in the Outsiders it is based on economic status.

*In the Outsiders they had a rumble between the Greasers and Socs while in To Kill a Mockingbird the white people and black people do not fight.

*In to Kill a Mockingbird they observe the struggles in the society while in the Outsiders they are apart of the struggle.

Application to the Real World!

It could help adults understand children, deal with children better, help them grow up easier and happier. It will help us treat people nicely and prevent bullying.