How is Scout growing up in To Kill a Mockingbird?
She grew up during the 1930’s in Maycomb, Alabama; with her brother Jem, her father Atticus, and their housekeeper (but also family) Calpurnia. When she was 2 her mother passed away; since then Calpurnia has served as a mother figure to Scout. In the book, Scout functions as both a questioner and an observer.
What has Scout learned in To Kill a Mockingbird?
She learns more about her town and the people in it, prejudice, empathy, courage, she notices problems in herself and is taught the most important lesson that it is a sin to kill a mocking bird. Scout learns the facts of life and the rudiments she needs to progress in life.
What lesson did Atticus teach scout?
Atticus tells Scout, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of viewuntil you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” He explains that if Scout learns this simple trick, she will get along much better with all types of people.
Why does Atticus thank Boo Radley?
Why does Atticus thank Boo Radley? Atticus realizes that Heck Tate was right: Bob Ewell fell on his own knife. He realizes that Boo saved the kids and that it would be a sin to let the world know. The town would give Boo all of this attention and it would do more harm than good.