TKAM Point of view audrey wieland

Entry 1: The mob scene in front of Tom Robinson's jail cell

Perspective: Atticus

As I'm sitting by the jail cell, reading under the light, I hear four cars pull up. I look up and see them unloading in front of the jail. I know who they are. I've been expecting them. People start walking over towards me, and I know what they want, and it isn't me. They want Tom Robinson, and I'm in their way. I try to play it cool, but I'm nervous because I'm clearly outnumbered and unarmed. All of a sudden, out of the corner of my eye, I see Scout run out, Jem close behind. Scout starts talking really fast and all I think is why in the world are they here. Scout talks to Mr. Cunningham about his son Walter, and I can see the hatred leave his face. It turns out that Scouts surprise appearance has saved Tom and I from an angry mob and an unfortunate outcome.

Entry 2: Tom Robinson's Trial

Perspective: Mayella

I never wanted any of this. I did not mean to start this and now I gotta end it. My Papa is gonna take it out on me if we lose this trial. I hear my name called up to the witness stand and I hesitantly walk over and put my hand on the bible. I then sit down on the chair and take a deep breath. I can and will get them to make the verdict guilty. As Mr. Finch questions me, I feel sweat dripping down my neck. He knows the truth and so do I. I holler some words that just sound like jumble in my head because I'm so focused on gettin out of here. He keeps callin me miss and I yell at him and start to tear up. I know that if I do not seem upset, they will all catch on. I cry and yell some more and point at Tom who just sits there innocently. I do feel bad, but there ain't nothin else I can do to fix this situation.

Entry 3: The attack on Scout and Jem

Perspective: Bob Ewell

After drinkin a lot, I head on down the road. It's pretty dark outside but I can see Jem and a ham walkin home in the distance. I figure the ham is Scout and I decide to follow 'em and get my revenge on Atticus. I hear 'em talkin and yellin somethin bout Cecil Jacobs. They stop for a minute or two and then keep going. I try to walk quietly but I can hear my feet shufflin. I think about what I'm bout to do and decide that it's worth it. As they near the big oak tree near the Radley's house, I start runnin towards them. I grab the first one I can get and tackle them to the ground. They struggle around for a bit and I hear the other one comin close. I throw the other one down and squeeze the ham and slash it with my pocketknife. All of a sudden, someone pulls me up off the ham and…

Entry 4: The end scene

Perspective: Boo Radley

I'm sittin in a place I never thought I'd be. I'm sittin on the Finch's porch next to Scout. Atticus and Heck are discussing the event that just went down and I'm just sittin quietly, trying to stay out of the conversation. I look at Scout and she is already starin curiously at me. She looks quickly away and I look back at Atticus and Heck. Heck and Atticus argue back and forth on whether it was Jem who stabbed Bob, or Bob who fell on the knife. I stay quiet because I know I killed Bob Ewell. I was just defendin the kids but I do not want to put myself out there and let them know I did it. After saying goodbye to Jem, I ask Scout to walk me home. I look back at her one last time before I close the door. I know I'll never see her again, but she doesn't. I'll continue to keep an eye on the children but I'll stay in the house. I think it's best it stays that way.

Reflection: Through this assignment, I've learned how to look at different scenes through different people. From the book, we are only given the scene from Scout's point of view. In this assignment, I learned how to create multiple views on one scene. I also was able to explore different characters and try to understand why they were a certain way, by diving into their mind and writing from their point of view.

I think the reason Mr. Crook gave this assignment is to teach us how to look at one thing from multiple views. This assignment let me explore the thoughts that were not said, but inferred. By changing the person telling the story, it gives a whole new outlook on what is happening and how they feel. These feelings are not expressed in the book because Scout is the one telling the story. I enjoyed writing from other character's points of view, and developing a different kind of writing style for each one.

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