To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | To Kill a Mockingbird: Influences on Scout

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To Kill a Mockingbird: Influences on Scout

Summary: Explores the Harper Lee novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Describes the influence from Calpurnia on Scout. Details how Calpurnia has affected Scout's growth by teaching her many things about their society.
To Kill A Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee is a story of a young girl growing up with the prejudiced society of the 1960s. Scout is influenced by a number of people throughout her childhood, on of the most important being Calpurnia, her family's Negro cook and housekeeper. In this time period, many would think that the teachings of a Negro on an opposite colored child are very wrongful, but these things are proven otherwise as the years go by. Calpurnia has affected Scout's growth by teaching her many things about their society.

An instance where Scout is rude to a poor boy she invites for dinner because he seems to be pouring syrup on his food with a generous hand shows how Culpurnia sets out to teach Scout manners. Calpurnia tells Scout about the different kinds of folk in Maycomb and their...

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