Point Of View In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee’s hypocritical use of Point of view and excessive details creates a hyperbolic tone, which reveals children are censorious towards others physical appearance. Scout was being hypocritical when pointing at Boo. Even though she knows it’s impolite to point, she still did it by “bringing her arms down quickly, or Atticus would reprimand her” (Lee 362) when showing Mr. Tate where Boo was standing. This shows us that this is not the first time Atticus has admonished Scout, by using the word reprimand. Lee shows us through Scouts hypocritical point of view, that you can’t always rely on people’s judgment. Boo is intimidated by Scout, thus making him uncomfortable. By leaving
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