To Kill A Mockingbird Dialectical Journal

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To Kill a Mockingbird- Ava Williams Passage: “First of all,” he said, “if you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view; until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” Response: Scout gets home from her first day of school and doesn’t want to go to school anymore because her teacher Ms. Caroline. Atticus tells her to not be upset and teaches her to really get to know a person, you have to dig deep within them. Atticus brings up the point that Scout doesn’t really know Ms. Caroline and her perspective. He believes Scout should get to know Ms. Caroline and not judge her until Scout has considered things from her point of view or climb into her skin. Scout can’t blame Ms. Caroline because she doesn’t see everything in the other person’s perspective. Scout’s teacher makes her feel bad for not reading.…show more content…
'That man seems to have a running grudge against everyone connected with the case. I know how that kind are about paying off grudges, but I don't understand why he should harbor one-he had his way in court, didn't he?' Response: In this passage, Aunt Alexandra is talking about Bob Ewell. Bob proclaimed a vendetta against Atticus because he made Bob look like a fool in court. Atticus thinks Bob just sounds proud but he is a wimp inside. Atticus thought Bob wouldn’t take action and that made Aunt Alexandra scared that Atticus was underestimating Bob. Later on Atticus gets proven wrong for once and Bob takes
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