To Kill A Mockingbird Scout Character Analysis

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In To Kill a Mockingbird Scout is a very important character. Scout impacts our story by, being the narrator. She also has a fierce disposition toward anyone who challenges her, but at heart she believes in the goodness of people. Scout reacts to the terrible events of the book without losing hope in humanity. Scout is a very complex character. A few of her characteristics are, being sensitive, Intelligent, and caring. Of the many characteristics that scout poses, the first one I would like to describe is how Sensitive she is. Scout being sensitive impacts the story because it makes the story more interesting, it also shows a different side to her. Scout states “Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not simply love breathing” (Lee 18 ).This quote means scout isn’t taking anything for granted, when it says “Until I feared I would lose I never loved to read”, That is a good quote for being sensitive because when this book took place you were very lucky and fortunate if you learned to read before you joined school.…show more content…
Scout being intelligent impacts the story because Scout helps find out things throughout the book. Scout also goes to school and already knows how to read and write before anyone in her class. It states in the book that “She discovered I was literate and looked at me with more than the faint distaste.”(Lee 22) This quote means that miss Caroline is mad that scout is smart, and learned how to read and write. MIss caroline wants to teach Scout her own way. Matter of fact miss maudie states “I will undo the damage.” Miss caroline is talking about how Scout already knows how to read and write, and she didn't teach her it. It also states in that book that “Somebody did, you weren't born reading the mobile register.”(Lee 22) This quote is saying Scout was just born super smart, and somebody had to teach her how to read and write because she couldn't of done it on her
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