In “Sixty Minutes Jk is very grim with her language and she looks very old and doesn’t use much body language she doesn’t use paralinguistic features. She gets her point across verbally. This could because the topic is her life ad it isn’t something she wants to be energetic about. Jk used words to back up the points she makes “I wouldn’t go back even if you paid me ever” this is a sharp word that emphasis her point. Telling us she felt really badly about her childhood.
Even on the first day of school, having no provocation Scout starts a fight. Over the course of the book, Scout becomes involved in countless other conflicts, most being in the fighting category. As a result of her short temper, Scout has often been scolded by her maid, Calpurnia, aunt, and father. “She asked me to tell you, you must try to behave like the little lady and gentleman you are.” It is in this quote which shows one of the many instances of Scout being scolded by her aunt Alexandra for not acting “ladylike” (Lee 133). While Scout somewhat remains a tomboy, her temper is smoldered as a result of
In fact it is she who realizes that it would be a sin, like killing a mockingbird to put Boo through the ordeal of a trial for killing Bob Ewell. The roles are reversed and the student has become the teacher. Jem Jeremy Finch is similar to Scout in many ways. Like her he too is learning the ways of the world. However, because of being older (he is nine when the retrospect opens and twelve when it ends) the events of the novel seem to affect him more.
Scout learns that people aren’t always like her and she has to learn to accept it. At school she gets made fun of because her dad is defending Tom Robinson. During the court case, she is subject to racism and discrimination. All of these events contribute to making Scout who she is. Scout’s experiences with Boo Radley teach her about how other people might want to live and to accept it.
“Atticus, he was real nice…most people are, Scout, when you finally see them”(Lee 281). To understand a persons reasoning, people have to see the world from his or her point of view. No one should make judgments about someone they don’t know because you don’t know what they have been through or who they are as a person. No one fully understands anybody until you walk in their shoes. “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee is set in a southern American town called Maycomb in the 1930s, during the depression.
Throughout the novel you see how Jem grows up and starts to become a young adult. Part of being a child is making childish mistakes, but being a young adult is coming clean and fixing the problems that you face, which is exactly what Jem does after wrecking Mrs. Duboses Camellia flower bushes. Jem and Scout were always angry with Mrs. Dubose because she always said rude
Mayella Violet Ewell is a thick bodied, fragile looking, uncivilized girl. She is nineteen years of age, and the eldest of the eight children of Bob Ewell. She is a victim of poverty and hardship, but also an immoral person, when she does not have second thoughts when grabbing Tom Ewell. The fact that she was sensitive to the routine courtesy of Atticus illustrated the kind of life she had. In the court case she appears to be uncertain of her testimony, constantly stuttering and repeating herself.
Spring Awakening Character Analysis Communication 5500G April 25, 2013 Wendla was very naïve. She was more of the baby of the group. She still likes to play dress up. Her mother was very overbearing and seemed to hinder her from actually finding herself, even though she was , indeed, very curious. She also experienced a lot of mental abuse from her mom, who seemed to cut her down more than anything.
The two different perspectives add an element of humour to the story, at the expense of the younger Scout. We, the reader, known more than Scout; this leads to us laughing at some of her mistakes and misunderstandings. For example, on Scoutâs first day at school, she thinks Miss Caroline is going to spit on it and is confused because she does not know what deal they have made. At the time, spitting on a hand was a way of sealing a deal â at least for children Scoutâs age. We know that Scout is about to be âwhippedâ and can see the humour in the fact that Scout us generally confused.
“Over here we don’t believe in persecuting anybody. Persecution comes from people who are prejudiced.” However, her attitude towards the whole Tom Robinson case says the complete opposite. Scout even hears her say after Tom's sentence "it's time someone taught 'em a lesson, they were gettin' way above themselves, an' next thing they think they can do is marry us. " Scout does a lot of "growing up" in this novel. She doesn't understand much about the world in the beginning, and by the end she understands a little too much.