As children grow, their minds expand through their experiences, environment, schooling, and ultimately the choices they are faced with. Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird follows the life of Scout, a young tomboy, as her father defends a black man against a white man in court over rape. Set in Maycomb County, Alabama, in the 1930s, Scout, her older brother Jem, and Atticus are faced with backlash from a racist community as the court case plays out. The experiences Scout and Jem took away from the
Throughout the first three chapters of the book “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, the main character, Scout, has experience a few changes to her perspective towards other. Scout used to be a little shy and a troublesome little girl. She was considered rude at first, but she is only a first grader, and children need to learn the rights and the wrongs, she was blameless. She could yell at someone for doing something that she considered as “wrong”. But she is eager to give someone her knowledge
Nathalie Bencie Hentges 5 AP Lang & Comp. 26 Jan. 2018 Reading Journals: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd Reflection #1 (pgs. 1-70) I’m bereft of words to describe or share all the beauty of this book so far, and I've yet to reach halfway. This book is the story of Lily Owens - a teenager yearning for forgiveness, closure, and motherly love. Lily’s earliest memories as a child is the tragic accident of her mom’s death. Her mother’s death leaves her shattered in more than one way.
In To Kill a Mockingbird, the laws of that time were used to control the people that had the power to make a change. Social pressure was placed upon those who rebelled and tried to help the oppressed, and the supposed 'Science' of the time approved the actions of the
Literature is the mirror of world that has no end, but it is the reflection of human life. Literature is the broadest sense of writing. It is the writing of art form with intellectual value. Literature represents a language of a people, culture and tradition. Literature is more important than a historical or a cultural artifact. Literature introduces people to new worlds of experience. Literature is the term derived from Latin word, “literature/litterautra”, which means ‘writing formed with