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To Kill a Mockingbird

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What important lessons is Scout learning through the children's interactions with Boo?

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Scout is mostly learning about accepting others and not judging or having prejudices. This is seen in the changing of the "Boo Radley game." In the beginning, they are mocking him, acting out how he attacked others and making Boo the villain. As the children become more and more...

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Scout is mostly learning about accepting others and not judging or having prejudices. This is seen in the changing of the "Boo Radley game." In the beginning, they are mocking him, acting out how he attacked others and making Boo the villain. As the children become more and more curious about Boo, they begin to make him the hero of the story, showing him as a victim instead of a villain. As Boo reached out to become friends, Scout sees him more as a human being with his own preferences and less as a fictitious monster for their games. She wants to sit and talk with him, not make up stories about him.

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