To Kill a Mockingbird Essay | Analysis of Jem in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Analysis of Jem in To Kill a Mockingbird

Summary: Jem's character undergoes several changes in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. His transformation is briefly discussed, as are the ways in which he remains the same.
As we read through To Kill a Mockingbird, we noticed changes in the characters. One of the characters, Jem, changed in a few ways, but stayed the same in others. Some changes were obvious, and some were subtle. Many of the changes that Jem went through were for the good, even though there were not many of them.

For example, later in the novel, Jem threatened to spank Scout if she did not stop antagonizing Aunt Alexandra. This shows that Jem felt older, and needed to have authority over Scout in some way. He had begun puberty, and started to grow up. Another example is of the way Jem began acting after Tom Robinson' s trial. He did not want to hear about the trial after the sentence. This shows that Jem felt that it was morally wrong to sentence a man...

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