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by Harper Lee

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What are some quotes from To Kill a Mockingbird that demonstrate growth or change in Scout?  Please include the page number and explain how the quote is relevant to the topic. Thanks :)

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The reader observes changes in Scout throughout To Kill a Mockingbird. In chapter 4, Scout willingly participates as an actress in the role of Mrs. Radley while she, Jem, and Dill play "Boo Radley." The children act out their "melancholy little drama" until Atticus puts an end to the game. Later, Scout reflects on feeling guilty about taking part in the game. In chapter 30, after she realizes that Boo is the one that saves her and Jem, she speaks to Boo. Scout makes a casual and respectful statement by saying, "Come along, Mr. Arthur, you don't know the house real well. I'll just take you to the porch sir." This comment shows growth in Scout. She moves beyond fearing him and treats him with respect.

Another example of Scout's growth becomes evident in chapter 26 . One day at school, Scout and her class participate in a current events lesson. Cecil Jacobs shares a newspaper article about Adolf Hitler and how he "has been after the Jews." Miss Gates proceeds to teach a lesson about democracy....

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