Not many of these books look at this touchy subject through the mind of a child. The book To Kill a Mockingbird takes that theme and runs with it. Harper Lee, the author of the book, decided to put aside all normal writing styles and take on a challenging and touchy subject of predigest and unjust in the norms of society from the eyes of the most innocent, children. The reason Lee decided to take this complicated viewpoint is to show the effects on a child’s behavior and the responses you could get out of such an impressionable mind. Writing in the eyes of a child also lets the reader get a new perspective in a way that the mind of an adult would not be able to understand.
Inside the house, a feeling of death and darkness is revealed and we get the feeling that nothing is as it seems. This is shown by Pip's description of the house, for example Pip says, 'the cold wind seemed to be colder there, than outside the gate'. Satis House is also seen as a Prison through Pip's eyes because he talks about the windows... ... middle of paper ... ...ip has to leave the room, because the surroundings are to daunting for him. This tells us that Jaggers has no remorse for those that have died and once again is heartless, but also brave for being able to live in such peculiar and unnatural atmospheres. To conclude everything, Dickens creates a sense of dirt and filth through out London; He does this by describing the surroundings in immense detail using effective language.
Family, racism, hypocrisy, poverty and hatred are just some of many. The novel is set in the sleepy town of Maycomb, which, although a fictional town, is based on Monroeville, Alabama and is a perfect microcosm of the ways and culture of people during the 1930’s Depression. Maycomb was not on any major routes. It was “an island in a patchwork sea of cotton fields and timberland” Harper Lee describes Maycomb as a “Tired old town”. The often-humid climate made summers almost unbearable, and the seasons couldn’t clearly be distinguished.
Ways where your information from the past on your view of things are different. On this whole controversy of whether To Kill a Mockingbird is good to read at the age of 13-14, it certainly is good. There are many reasons for why To Kill a Mockingbird is appropriate such as giving us more vocabulary information and more info on places such as court. Although the book does use some bad language and a few racial slurs, it really only is informing us about how then people lived and acted. Yes, To Kill a Mockingbird does show unsuitable info for young kids to understand, but most of the time it actually benefits young kids by allowing them to realize how disgusting people would act and talk in the past.
In the primitive stages of the novel Scout’s narrating is very childish, humorous, and innocent, although as the novel progresses it becomes increasingly dark. It takes place between 1933 and 1935 in a small quiet town called Maycomb located in southern Alabama. Scout’s father, Atticus, is a lawyer. Their family struggle’s with money because his clients are poor. Scout lives with her father, her brother Jem, and their cook Calpurnia.
In this village, the little house of Emily is very special. It is the oldest house remaining. The house has no number and is always closed. Moreover, it has bad odor. That house or should we call it an anaerobic space, when a person walks in, he always feels smother.
To Kill a Mockingbird. To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel written by a beloved author, Harper Lee. Despite dealing with serious issues of rape and racial inequality, this novel is renowned for its moral in the value of friendship and family. Lee writes about a young girl, Jean Louise Finch, who is also acknowledged as Scout. Scout grows up in the small fictional town of Maycomb County in the 1930s.
"..she sometimes felt herself in danger of her father's violence."(5). She also claimed to have heart conditions as well from fear of her father. "She knew it was that that had given her palpitation."(5). Eveline also witnessed her mother make many routine sacrifices and give up her privilege of choice in everyday life. She learned, by glancing... ... middle of paper ... ... To sum up, even if Eveline had settled to take off with Frank, she would have always be reminded by the “dust” she had deserted, the chores unfinished, and the job uncompleted.
Miss Havisham was heartbroken and turned into a bitter, cold woman. She stayed indoors, stopping the clocks and leaving everything the way it was on the day she was to be married. She stayed in the darkness, not seeing any sun or anything outside her mansion called Satis House. Satis stood for "enough". As if to imply that any who resides in the house won’t need anything else.
In Harper Lee’s novel To Kill A Mockingbird, she writes about the racism in a small town in Alabama named Maycomb set in the 1930’s and about two children growing up and learning that their town is not as perfect as they thought. The theme topic appearance versus reality helps to get a better understanding of the symbols used in the novel and that you should not judge something by their appearance, you should judge by the reality of what it is. “As Atticus once advised me to do, I tried to climb into Jem’s skin and walk around in it.” (Scout page 77) In her novel, there are many symbols throughout the narrative that relate to the theme topic appearance versus reality. Harper Lee writes symbols into her novel, such as the snowman, Mrs. Dubose’s Camellia flower and Dolphus Raymond’s Coca-Cola bottle to help reinforce the theme topic of appearance versus reality throughout the novel.