Examples Of Maturity In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Whether it be today or in the 1930's children grow up and become more mature with each passing year. Scout, the main character of To Kill a Mockingbird, has been a classic example of the maturing process. Scout's story stars when she is 4. Her two biggest worries were Boo Radley and starting school. As Scout gets older she realizes new things like how she really enjoys Dill's company and her observation of the Tom Robinson's case. Children today go through a similar course to reach maturity. From a personal view on the topic, I remember playing dolls and simply wondering whats for dinner. Now, I have to concentrate on grades at school and my future. What is it that changes in children? They mature, but what is maturity then? Maturity is when a person reacts to events or atmosphere with exceptional attitudes. Maturity is usually learned rather than instinctual. It also includes being aware of the correct time and place to behave also knowing when to act in serious or non-serious ways. Scout's adolescence started to fade when she received a letter, from Dill, announcing a plan for marriage, between the…show more content…
One cause could be having to endure family problems, if child is exposed to fight or other issues they are going to think about that and they are going to learn to understand that more. Another family effect could be a parent's divorce or death this would force the person to change and fill different roles other then the “child” role. Besides negative contributers there can be positive one's, like Atticus to Scout. A parent or a friend can help and encourage a child towards higher develop. No mater what pushes the child or what time era the kid lives in he or she will mature. The change is inevitable. Either positive or negative components can effect the speed in which it changes the child. Scout is a perfect example of growing

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