Her father, Atticus Finch, is the person to whom she looks up to the most, so she learns many life lessons from him.
Despite Atticus' warnings, the children's thirst for knowledge of Boo's life drives them to their most dangerous adventure thus far. Jem and Scout learn about death and they gain an understanding for the type of person Mrs. To Kill a Mockingbird does attempt to look at some of the complexities of living in a racist society.
The children have their prior assumptions about Boo from the wild stories, rumors, and vague answers they receive from Miss Stephanie CrawfordAtticus, and Miss.
Atticus, he was real nice," to which he responds, "Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them. Atticus does not want Jem and Scout to be present at Tom Robinson's trial.
Gates talks about how Hitler was wrong for persecuting the Jews. Both Lee and Capote loved to read, and were atypical children in some ways: Lee was a scrappy tomboy who was quick to fight, and Capote was ridiculed for his advanced vocabulary and lisp.
The night Atticus spends reading in front of the jailhouse, where he is actually guarding Tom Robinson's cell, Scout, Jem, and Dill experience a faint taste of the adult games' flavor.
Although Atticus tries to leave the trial out of his personal life, it becomes inevitable that someone is going to get hurt.
Harper Lee's main diversions from reality came in the facts that Tom made it to trial without being lynched, that the judge listened to the case and the jury took time to deliberate before handing out its guilty verdict.
Jem says to their neighbor Miss Maudie the day after the trial, "It's like bein' a caterpillar wrapped in a cocoon The children were obligated to adjust to the unpleasant reality of racism, hypocrisy, inequity and discrimination.
I always thought Maycomb folks were the best folks in the world, least that's what they seemed like".