To Kill A Mockingbird

By: Harper E. Lee


"Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. -Atticus Finch

Courage. It is something that some people lack, and something that other people wish they could have. Courage in "To Kill A Mockingbird" is about re-thinking what's the right thing to do instead of doing what everyone else is doing. It taught me to follow through with my ideas and to do what's right.

People That Have Courage

Growing Up

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his shoes and walk around in it.” -Harper E. Lee

Growing up is a part of anyone's life, but it really showed with Scout and Jem. In the book, they learn to face the new, real world, whether it is good or bad, easy or hard. They also understand situations more, and also try and help out. From being scared of the famous Boo Radley, to the Tom Robinson case, you can really see they have matured.

A Difference 3 Years Can Make...

Within the 3 years time-lapse the story takes place, Scout and Jem really grow up, especially Jem. They learn to take on more responsibilities, learn the life of Maycomb, and also start to get a new understanding of the world.

Jem Is Growing Up

Throughout the novel, we see Atticus's children as playful, innocent, free kids. However, more into the story, Calpurnia starts to call Jem Mr. Jem, because she says that he is growing up. An example would be when he always took care of Scout. He always had her bad, and took care of her in every situation. Jem starts to take more responsibility and acts more like an adult toward the end of the story.

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