To Kill a Mockingbird Questions First section:What events shape Scoutâ€™s maturation? The first day of school helps Scout deal with having a teacher she really does not like. She also helped the teacher to learn Maycombâ€™s ways and people. â€œYouâ€™re shaminâ€™ him Miss Caroline he hasnâ€™t got a quarter to bringâ€ Scout (26). Scout went â€œwalkingâ€ with Dill and Jem (in Maycomb no one just walks), and eventually figured out that it was Jem and Dillâ€™s plot to get inside the Radley house and decided to go with them. This helped Scout learn to be brave and face up to what she is scared about, and of course helps her mature.
â€œWith that, I had no option but to join themâ€ Scout (56). When Aunt Alexandra came to stay, she provoked Scout to loathe her even more; She wanted scout to be more like a lady. That was intolerable to Scout but she manages to stick it out and deal with her aunt. â€œAunt Alexandra was positively irritableâ€ Scout (130). The court battle taught Scout that even when there is insurmountable evidence the whites win over blacks. That was hard to deal with because in court everyone is supposed to have equal rights, with no prejudice held against them. â€œI ainâ€™t ever seen any jury decide in favor of a colored man over a white manâ€ Reverend Sykes (211).
Section 2:2. Who is the secret hero of To Kill a Mockingbird? How is this secret hero related to the plot? The secret hero of To Kill a Mockingbird is Boo Radley. Boo Radley helps Scout on many occasions such as, when Miss Maudie Atkinsonâ€™s house is burning he sneaks a blanket around Scout. â€œBoo Radleyâ€¦put the blanket around youâ€ Atticus (76). He also helped out during the last part of the book when Mr. Ewell tries to kill Scout and Jem.
3. Trace Scoutâ€™s journey from innocence to experience. In the beginning she knows little about the world, its many people and problems, and in the end she has obtained knowledge about all of these subjects.
â€œAw, she doesnâ€™t what weâ€™re talking aboutâ€ Jem (211). â€œI know every word your sayingâ€ Scout (212). The events that shaped Scoutâ€™s maturation also helped her gain experience.4. What does the scene with Tim Johnson teach Scout? How is this scene important to the plot? The scene with Tim Johnson teaches.