Scout and Jem mature considerably throughout the course of the novel. Discuss the ideas developed by Harper Lee in To Kill A Mockingbird about how individuals develop and mature in the face of challenging experiences?
Over the course of To Kill a Mockingbird Jem and Scout undertake a colossal change. The change did not happen physically, but mentally. Their level of maturity can be seen as the novel progresses and by the end of novel Scout and Jem have both grown into young adults. While the rest of the town does not mature you can see the progress that Scout and Jem have made