Welcome to Small Town Alabama

Topics: School, Great Depression, Teacher Pages: 1 (259 words) Published: May 15, 2013
Maycomb geography’s effect on its people
Maycomb is a small town in Alabama in the 1930s. The town has a pretty nasty racial divide. Blacks are still considered as a lower level than the whites. The small urban and isolated town makes characters feel that days feel longer. ‘’A day was twenty-four hours long but seemed longer. There was no hurry, for there was nowhere to go, nothing to buy and no money to buy it with, nothing to see outside the boundaries of Maycomb County.’’ The setting of this town will affect its citizens in a way that they will think that no one is outside their town and they are the isolated from the rest of the world. And that they will not know what is going on with the rest of the world. For my event in my life that I had to climb in to someone else’s shoes has never happened, therefore I will make one up… An incident or event that has happened to me was when my teacher yelled at one of my class mate to stop talking and to continue to do his work. In primary school one of my teachers told me the tip to look from someone else’s perspective. So in this case I imagined if I was the teacher and came to a conclusion that the teacher did not want to lose her job, as a student might report to the principle that the teacher is not doing her job properly and that she should get fired.
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