To Kill A Mockingbird
1. I said I would like it very much, which was a lie, but one must lie under certain circumstances and at all times when one can't do anything about them. (13.20
Scout realized she has to lie sometimes under certain circumstances to be nice.
2. “Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.”
Her teacher didn’t allow her to read and Scout didn’t realize what she had until it was gone.
3. Calpurnia seemed glad to see me when I appeared in the kitchen, and by watching her I began to think there was some skill involved in being a girl.
Scout wonders if it is hard to live a girls life since she was a tomboy.
4. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.
She takes her fathers words into thought and realizes that she should think about others and not judge others until she knows exactly how they feel.
5. Atticus had promised me he would wear me out if he ever heard of me fighting any more; I was far too old and too big for such childish things, and the sooner I learned to hold in, the better off everybody would be. (9.1)
Scout has to try to stop fighting because it causes too many problems and she realizes that its not good.
6. "Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I'd have the facts." - Chapter 7 of To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout realizes she is not always right about the things she says.
7. "With him, life was routine; without him, life was unbearable." - Chapter 12 of To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout realized she couldn’t live without him and that she needed somebody to be with her.
8. "Atticus had said it was the polite thing to talk to people about what they were interested in, not about what you were interested in." - Chapter 15 of To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout realizes that she shouldn’t just think about her self. She needs to think about others too....