Scout's Morals in Life.

Essay by imlostwithoutyouJunior High, 9th gradeA-, April 2004

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"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... until you climb into their skin and walk around in it". (p. 30) This lesson is one that Scout has learned throughout this book. It is one of many lessons that should be learned and taught to everyone because if we don't learn it we could hurt someone's feelings and a lot of people can hate us for being so rude to them. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, there are many lessons that are taught. Scout learned many lessons throughout this book and faced many problems while growing up in Maycomb, Alabama.

Looking and acting like a lady is a value that Scout must learn. When Aunt Alexandra came to stay with the Finches, she told Scout she should have some feminine influence from her. (p. 127) It is worth it for Scout to become more like a lady because she is acting too much like a boy.

It is better to be more a lady than a man because more people will be respectful for the woman, rather than the man. In addition, this was when Atticus was telling Scout that she should not fight anymore. (p.74) Scout really should not fight because if she does, she will start to get hurt very badly by different people. If Scout does keep on fighting, all the boys will think she is a toy and mess around with her. This lesson Scout learned is very useful to Scout so she can learn more and more.

Boo has taught Scout that it is foolish for to judge someone before we have even met them in our life. An example was when Atticus was reading the book, The Gray Ghost to Scout. (p.