Atticus is able to put himself in his children’s shoes, what makes him an excellent teacher, while Miss Caroline’s application of education techniques she learned in college makes her unsuccessful.
They think that all people around them are good as children have never met other people before.
Their perception of the surrounding world changes when they confront evil.
The most significant theme of the novel is the fight of good and evil.
The author opens this problem by portraying the change of Scout and Jem’s childhood innocence to the adult experience.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the most widely read books of American fiction.
The novel has sold over 30 million copies in more than 40 languages. Probably because it presents complex moral, ethical and social issues in a simple and beautifully narrated manner.
It can be used as an evaluation of their growth and evolution from the child innocent beliefs to the adult moral.
At the very beginning of the story, Boo is a source of superstition. To Kill a Mockingbird is a great novel based to a large degree on Harper Lee’s childhood experience.
It demonstrates that children are defenseless in the evil racist world of Maycomb which usually destroys the children’s innocence.
When the story develops, the children’s attitude to Boo Radley changes.