Blindfold Experience and To Kill A Mockingbird
Did you know that you can relate your emotions to a book? While being blindfolded and led are the school I learned that I could relate my emotions to the book To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee (TKAM).The blindfold experience is metaphor for to TKAM because of the emotions like unaware, frustrated, and terrified that are present in both.
Due to being blindfolded and reading TKAM, the one of many emotions I could relate to was unaware. I had a curious feeling when I was blindfolded and heard the noises of cars I figured I was outside. Though I was unaware of what I was seeing I used my sense of hearing to my advantage. Specifically in TKAM Scout is unaware of the racism and the way the white people treated the black people. She found it normal until she got older. Overall they both have more than one emotion to relate to.
While I was blindfolded the emotion I was feeling the most was terror. I was terrified when I was led down the stairs. I thought I was going to trip and fall on my face. I wasn’t really sure how many steps were there so I wouldn’t fall. I could have fell, tripped, or broke my neck and then I’d have to go to the hospital. Especially in TKAM Scout rolled in the tire and landed in front of the Radley’s place (Lee 37-38). Scout froze in shock and fear while Jem was yelling at her to get out. To put it briefly being terrified can be connected to more than one problem.
After I was done being blindfolded I had to lead my partner and one emotion that was going through my mind was frustration. When I had to lead my partner across the bleachers was extremely difficult because I had to make sure he didn’t fall and break his neck. It was frustrating giving directions to my partner. I had to be fully aware of making sure my partner didn’t trip, fall, or get hurt. I had to be good with giving directions and doing lots of talking with my partner. Including TKAM Jem was frustrated with Mrs. Dubose (Lee...
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