"To Kill A Mockingbird, on Courage", Prejudice, and Justice.

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In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, Scout Finch, a six-year-old girl, in which the story is told/seen through the eyes of, goes through many changes, and probably the most dramatic and best-explained changes are in the courage, prejudice, and justice categories; Scout lives with her older brother, Jem, her father, Atticus, and their black maid, Calpurnia. Now, Jem is an out-going bright boy who finds many adventures with the Radley's and their house, he's very, well, he's just an ordinary, young boy who likes sports and loves to go outside on adventures. The Radleys are a family who never come outside, never make any noise, never talk to anyone outside of their house which everybody is scared to go near because they thought it was haunted or something and they kind of have a dislike to them because there are rumors going around town that Boo was just sitting down clipping newspaper articles when he turned around and stabbed his father in the knee and when he was at court his father took him inside the house and nobody saw him again, but they say that at night he goes around taking peoples cats or dogs and eating them or stealing peoples stuff.

Atticus is a lawyer and a well-respected man in Maycomb County (where the whole story takes place) and is a very great father and very intelligent, he's not very strict on his children unless he needs to be for some reason, so most of the time the kids do as they please. Calpurnia's the Finch's black maid who despite Scout's dislike for in the beginning is very nice and light-hearted and just a kind of like a mother to the children since their real mother died. Now, after that said, one...