Essay about Driving: To Kill a Mockingbird and Ms Duty

Submitted By manenpr23
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Situations

Every one deals with situations differently, and I’ll show you in the reading, in the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and in my own personal experience, that people deal with situations differently.
In the reading Carol is faced with a situation where everyone compares her to her sister Elena everyone tells her, to be more like her. As much as she tries to be more like her everyone just puts Carol down because she isn’t like her, the only place she feels like she is wanted is in school in class with Ms. Duty, Ms Duty is a very kind and helpful person she has helped Carol through a lot even if she does not notice. Ms Duty treats Carol like she is the world in school and so Carol feels more welcome at school. I think everyone should have one person that they can go to for help or even just to talk to about difficult situations, like Carol has Ms Duty, Carol feels like she is different and that she can never meet her sister’s standards but when she’s with Ms Duty that all changes because Ms Duty makes her feel like she is actually worth something and that she is someone.
In the book “To Kill a Mockingbird” Atticus if faced with a difficult decision, he has just been asked to take on a case, but it’s not just some ordinary case this case has to deal with a black man being accused of raping a white girl, in this case Tom Robinson being accused of raping Mayela Ewell. Atticus knows what he is getting himself into accepting this case, he knows it’s almost a crime to defend a Negro, but he takes on the case not because he has to but because he feels that Tom is innocent. Atticus dealt with his…