To Kill A Mockingbird Outline Essay

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To Kill A Mockingbird Outline 1. Atticus A. What do they say about him? After Jem watches Atticus take out the mad dog with a single shot, Jem learns that his father isn't so helpless after all. He also learns a lesson about humility in the process. Miss Maudie is proud of her neighbor, and she recognizes his value to the community. Bob Ewell and others don’t like him because he is defending a negro. i. Atticus as a father: Atticus is a father because he cares, loves, protects, and teaches his children. ''If you'll concede the necessity of going to school, we'll go on reading every night just as we always have. Is it a bargin?'' (p. 41) ii. His diplomacy: Atticus keeps peace in his house by teaching his children what to and not to do. "First of all,' he said, 'If you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you'll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view-“ (p.39) iii: His sympathy: Atticus understands how people feel and think. He doesn’t judge others because of what they look like. "Atticus was right. One time he said you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them. Just standing on the Radley Porch was…show more content…
How does Harper Lee use minor characters in To Kill A Mockingbird to explore some of the main concerns of the novel? 1) Harper Lee used Dolphous Raymond to explain how racism was at the time. Raymond could not be himself because people would judge him because he had a negro wife and children. 2) Harper Lee used Aunt Alexandra and Mrs. Dubose to explain how people were biased. Scout could not do anything without Aunt Alexandra and Mrs. Dubose criticizing what Scout was wearing, doing, and behaving. 4. To Kill A Mockingbird sets out to challenge several stereotypes. Describe the use of stereotypes in the novel using quotes from the text to support your
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