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    To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

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    corncribs, they don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”[Lee 90] Scout whatever rumor she hears she believes everything they say, but when Atticus sees what Scout believes is truth he tells her,” You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view-until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”[Lee 30] Scout didn't understand why Atticus meant but in later in the book she recognizes what he meant now,” Atticus

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    To Kill A Mockingbird Courage, the mental or morale strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty, is displayed in many different ways throughout Harper Lee¹s only published novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. To some, the courage manifested by the characters in this book is either offensive, or frivolous, but to those who realize the true meaning of this word, the fortitude and bravery exhibited by certain individuals is considered uncustomary. In fact, To Kill A Mockingbird

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    To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee To be educated is to obtain or develop a certain knowledge or skill by a learning process. There are many distinct learning processes, some more explicit than others. In the first part of To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, education, in one form or another, is very significant. Both inside and outside of the classroom, Scout continually gains experience through education from both her brother, Jem, or by her wise and tolerant father, Atticus Finch. Although

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    To Kill A Mockingbird By: Harper Lee SUMMARY To Kill a Mockingbird opens with Dill coming to visit his Aunt for the summer. Dill becomes a good friend with the Finches, Jean-Louise, who is nicknamed Scout and her brother, Jeremy Finch, who is nicknamed Jem. They live with their father, Atticus, who is a lawyer who had been given a case to handle and did not have any choice but to receive it and work his best for his client. The case was about an African man, named Tom Robinson, who was accused

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    evolved through countless experiences in Harper Lee's, To Kill a Mockingbird. Written in the nineteen thirties, To Kill a Mockingbird promotes the understanding of self-discovery through Scout, an intelligent and outspoken child living with respectable family in Maycomb County, Alabama. Throughout various encounters in the novel, Harper Lee causes Scout's perspective to change and develop from innocence to awareness and eventually towards understanding. Harper Lee introduces Scout as an insensible tomboy

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    To Kill a Mockingbird was written by Harper Lee. To Kill a Mockingbird takes place in Maycomb Alabama, in the late 1930's early 1940's. In this story a lot of characters were introduced to the reader. Jem Finch played a big role in this book.any worms he found to one side. He were many other vital characters in this book, they were; Calpurnia was the Finch's maid, she was a great help raising Jem and Scout. Aunt Alexandra was Atticus' sister, she came to help raise Jem and Scout, but the Jem and

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    Harper Lee Exposed in To Kill a Mockingbird

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    “I said what I have to say” (What Harper Lee). This is a quote from a very rare interview with the renowned author Harper Lee. Unlike many award winning authors, Harper Lee receives all her publicity from just one book, To Kill a Mockingbird. This was the only book Lee ever wrote, and the quote previously stated is Lee’s response when questioned why she did not write any other books. To look at the skeleton of To Kill a Mockingbird, you would say it is the type of book to appeal to all ages. The

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    Comparing Harper Lee and Dr. Seuss

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    There are many differences between the author Harper Lee and Theodor Seuss. One of the main differences between them is their writing styles. Dr. Seuss and Harper Lee have different literature topics which sets them apart. Another element that sets them apart is how well-known Dr. Seuss is compared to Harper Lee. Also the two authors have very different word choices and styles. Theodor Seuss was born in Springfield, Mass. on March 2, 1904 and died on September 24, 1991. He graduated from Dartmouth

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    influence on how a book turns out. One of these many authors, was Harper Lee. Harper Lee’s first book, To Kill a Mockingbird, won many awards. Her book, were works of Southern Gothic, coming-of-age, and Bildungsroman but, they have a story behind it. The story, is Harper Lee’s life. Harper Lee’s childhood, success, and aspiring career gave her inspiration to write the novel To Kill A Mockingbird. Nelle Harper Lee, known as Harper Lee, was born on April 28, 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama, and was the

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    Kill a Mockingbird is a novel that has inspired generations of readers all over the world, but its equally remarkable author is much lesser known. The story of Harper Lee is told by Charles J. Shields in Mockingbird, where he provides a detailed account of Lee’s path to becoming a writer, and the reasons behind her success. Nelle Harper Lee is considered one of the most influential authors of the 20th century, whose first novel received immediate praise and is still taught in schools today. She tells

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