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To Kill a Mockingbird

  • Date Submitted: 12/23/2015 07:07 PM
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As children we often learn many lessons and establish our own personal morals and values, which will determine who we are as adults. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee many of the children learn important life lessons which allow them to mature through the novel.One of the most important lessons we can learn as a child is equality. There are many different forms of equality we learn to grow and accept as children. Courage is an important part of everyday life and this is shown through the characters of To Kill A Mockingbird in several situations. The characters are challenged to face danger or pain without fear, which then teaches them how to be courageous therefore demonstrating that courage is an important childhood lesson. Good and evil. The source of the each begins within every one of us, deep down we all know what is right and what is wrong. As humans we seek the easy way; however this easy way is not always the moral path.

                One of the most important lessons we can learn as a child is equality. There are many different forms of equality we learn to grow and accept as children. In the novel, it is very evident that the town of Maycomb has grown very accustomed to discrimination and has very little racial, gender and social equality. As children often times we are taught the proper and respectful way to treat a person, in order to avoid the situation Maycomb is in. In the novel Jem and Scout learn a very important lessons about equality and human dignity. Through Atticus’s lessons, Jem and Scout learn that equality is rare in their culture because of social influences and are encouraged by Atticus and other important figures in their life to learn how to treat and see everyone as equals regardless of their race, social status or gender. Through the lesson treating others how you would like to be treated the children in the novel are able to learn true equality. At the beginning of the novel an unusual character named Arthur...

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