To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird book cover
Start Your Free Trial

What happened to Scout? What would be the 3 main thing that happen to Scout in the duration of the book?

Expert Answers info

e-martin eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2011

write3,637 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, Social Sciences, and Business

If we look at what happens to Scout in terms of major events, we might make a list like this: 

- Scout goes to school for the first time.

- Scout witnesses the trial of Tom Robinson.

- Scout is attacked, along with her brother, and survives the attack.

Each of these occasions represents an event that has a big impact on the young girl.

check Approved by eNotes Editorial

litteacher8 eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2008

write15,968 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Social Sciences

In order to add to the other answers, I would say that all of the events that take place during the book demonstrate that Scout is learning how to look at the world and interact with it.  She learns about social class and race, but she also learns about humanity.  The events of the novel will shape the kind of human being she will become.

check Approved by eNotes Editorial

William Delaney eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2011

write5,416 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Social Sciences

I was familiar with the movie version of To Kill a Mockingbird but only read the novel recently because so many people ask questions about it on eNotes. I have to confess that I don't think it is a great novel. Scout is an...

(The entire section contains 5 answers and 488 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now


check Approved by eNotes Editorial

shake99 eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2012

write1,473 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, Social Sciences, and History

check Approved by eNotes Editorial

wannam eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2011

write1,438 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, Social Sciences, and Science

check Approved by eNotes Editorial