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In To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Jean Louise Finch AKA Scout isa young girl whose father is a lawyer working on a rape case against acrippled black man Throughout the book Scouts experiences leads to hergradual maturity and a new out look on the world Often in literaturecharacters gain wisdom through experiences Scout gains wisdom fromtrial the people in Maycomb and her fathers advice This relates tothe book as a whole because it shows Scout coming of ageThe out come of Tom Robinsons case really affects Scout She has anuntainted view of the world so she is very confused by the prejudice ofthe people in her town Scouts shows her innocence when she says Ithink theres just one kind of folks Folks Lee 232 As this showsher outlook is not yet polluted by others She is one of the very fewpeople in Maycomb that can see or will admit that Tom is innocentWhen scout hears the verdict her eyes open to the injustice in humanity Most everyone that Scout encounters throughout this book influencesher One of the best examples of this is Aunt Alexandra who tries toturns scout into a lady Scout resists Alexandras attempts until shesees the way her Aunt composes herself once they hear about Tomsmurder Aunt Alexandra rose and smoothed the various whalebone ridgesalong her hips317Then lets join the ladies317 After all ifAunty could be a lady at a time like this so could I237 As soon asScout sees Alexandras reaction she gains a respect for her aunt and anew interpretation of a ladyAtticus leads Scout to be a caring mature young lady He guides Jemand Scout through the whole book The most important Atticus tells Scoutis when he tells her You never really understand a person until youconsider things from his point of view until you climb inside of hisskin and walk around in it The book comes back to this advice at thevery end when Scout
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