To Kill a Mockingbird and Jem Essay

Submitted By Brayden-Robinson
Words: 437
Pages: 2

In the book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a very attention grabbing thriller. In the beginning they don't know a lot but as the story goes on they realize what's happening in their lives. Throughout the novel we can see Scout and Jem mature and grow throughout the story. Jem and Scout learned many things but also lost many things. The children learned not to be prejudice like everyone else was in town. The kids dared to have their own opinion about Atticus and Boo Radley in the Tom Robinson trial. As Scout grew up and changed she began to see how things really were. When scout lost her innocence when she started noticing whats going on in there life. Scout began to see how cruel the world could be to someone who is a little different or looked different than other people. The kids relationship with Atticus starts out normal but throughout the story they recognize that he's different than other men in their town. Scout says, “He did not do the things our schoolmates’ fathers did: he never went hunting, did not play poker or fish or drink or smoke. He sat in the living room and read” (Lee 89). The children obviously know or figure out that atticus is not like other men and they also see that Atticus is not prejudice like everyone in the town.

Robinson 2 The kids learned not to be prejudice and not be ashamed if they have friends who are a different race then they are for example Calpurnia. The way Jem and Scouts relationship changed about Boo is probably