Prejudice is portrayed in many forms in the novel. Characters in the book suffer discrimination due to race, age, social status and sex. This racism appears to be a normal thing to the people of Maycomb. In the novel, Scout runs into trouble with both a classmate and a cousin when the two boys taunt her about her father, whom they call a "nigger love". Atticus explains to Scout that he will be defending a black man named Tom Robinson.
Amandalyn Brunelle 2/16/18 Reflection Paper Isolated Children In Tara Millero’s “Isolated Children” she focuses on the physical and mental affects isolating a child has. This topic caught my eye in our sociology book so I decided to read more on it. Previous from reading her article I had a strong feeling she was going to bring up many strong points and as I thought she strongly touched based on a lot of great points about this topic. I agreed with everything she had to say and I learned a lot about what isolation does to a child. This topic wasn’t what I expected it to be however, I am pleased to say that it turned out much better even though it’s not an enjoyable subject to talk about I enjoyed reading her opinion on this issue.
She reported her suspicion of abuse to the principal, and the investigation started. David was finally set free at 12 years old. I’m sure he couldn’t even express the gratitude he had for the administrators and police officers that saved him from his evil mother, who he called “the Bitch”. This book is very beneficial to the general public because it shows what happens behind closed doors in child abuse cases. It warms the heart of the reader and motivates them to do something to help the children that are being abused.
The technical convention of close-up shots is used to show the importance of education through the facial expressions which show desperation, anger and joy of the families of children applying for charter schools. During the final scenes of the documentary, we learn that some children were accepted and some were not. This makes the reader sympathize with the children who were not accepted. The symbolic convention of body language is used to show the importance of education through Ruby’s actions in the isolated classroom. On the seventh page of the book, Ruby is focused on doing her work in an isolated classroom; Ruby seemed to ignore the fact that she was isolated and fully immersed herself in her textbooks.
Ultimately, Lee and Dostoevsky both illustrate that morals and ethics do not revolve around conscious thought, but are instead ingrained in our subconscious minds. This is represented by the character Scout Finch in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. The plot of this story, placed in Maycomb County, Alabama in the 1930s, tells the story of this character’s childhood and her struggles with rascism, prejudice and loss of childhood innocence. Scout’s father, Atticus, is a lawyer. When asked to defend a black man in a controversial trial, he accepts and through this trial works to teach his children the importance of equality, acceptance and fair treatment.
Teens are mature enough to read profanity and not make childish comments regarding them. When comparing the amount of profanity in the book to other contents it isn’t even half as bad. He even tries to erase the profanity. He said “it drove me crazy…I thought Phoebe and all the other little kids will see it…I rubbed it out …” (260-261). He tries to preserve the viridity of the children by erasing the profanity showing what kind of person he really is.
About the world around them. And just like every other kids, Harper Lee shows us in her novel To Kill a Mockingbird that Scout, Dill and Jem are very curious kids. But whether their curiosity is a big help or a big problem, depends on them. One example that the author illustrates Scout, Dill and Jem are curious kids is the time they went to the Radley house in order to get a look at Boo. A reason why this example shows that the three kids are curious is because they could get into big trouble by going there.
Two main themes of the book are prejudice and injustice in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. But there are three more themes that a reader can dig out. They could be courage, growing up, or maturing, and the types of education. There are many characters who show the quality of courage in this book, especially Atticus. He accepts Tom Robinson’s case, even though he well knows that he will lose the fight, because of prejudice at the time.
Three main characters, Jean Louise Scout Finch, her lawyer father Atticus, and her older brother Jem encounter prejudice, hypocrisy and other evils in Alabama during the 1930’s. Several characters in this novel help Scout and Jem understand courage as a reoccurring theme to the plot, with each example a different exploration of the moral nature of human beings. Consider Mrs. Dubose an elderly ill-tempered racist woman with a hearty morphine addiction. In order to go to town, the children had to pass her house, unless wanting to walk a mile out of the way. Strolling home from town one afternoon, a verbal dispute ensued with Mrs. Dubose.
I researched so many websites because this became interesting to me. The first website that I was on I really liked what I read. Eclkc.ohs.hhs.gov. Challenging behavior is any behavior that interferes with children’s learning, development, and success at play is harmful to the child, other children, or adults puts a child at high risk for later social problems or school failure (Klass, Guskin, and Thomas; Ritchie and Pohl, 2010). We do not call this behavior challenging because it summons you to a duel or battle but because it is threatening, provocative, and stimulating, all at the same time.