To Kill A Mockingbird Scout's Journey

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8Throughout Scout’s journey she has met and secured many allies. A few allies that help her are: Jem, Miss Maudie, and Calpurnia. Jem is a big part of Scout’s life and journey since they are family and help each other out every day. Scout also looks up to Jem as a role model to lead her through the journey. For example, on page 350, when Jem sensed that someone was following him and Scout, it states, “Jem signaled for me to stop again.” Jem takes control of the threatening situation and tries to keep Scout safe at all costs. In this scene, Jem is a definite ally because he guides Scout to safety and potentially saves her life. Another example of Jem helping Scout is on page 94 when during the fire Jem says to Scout, “Don’t worry, Scout, it ain’t time to worry yet.” Jem comforts his sister in a frightening situation and helps her feel safer. Jem is a very important ally who saves Scout’s life several times and guides her through Scout’s journey.…show more content…
For example, Calpurnia lectures Scout on page 138 by saying, “There's some folks who don't eat like us," she whispered fiercely, "but you ain't called on to contradict 'em at the table when they don't. That boy's yo' comp'ny and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, you hear?” Calpurnia teaches Scout the proper etiquette of the household, changing her of thinking to become a better person. Calpurnia also gives Scout and Jem a new experience when she lets them go to her church. On page 156 she says, “How’d you and Mister jem like to come to church with me tomorrow.” Calpurnia lets the children go to a place they’ve never been before and gives Scout new information on what life is like outside of her household. Calpurnia is an ally to Scout because she helps raise and teach Scout important lessons that helps Scout grow throughout her
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