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    Manesh Lalwani American Lit Journal 4 To Kill a Mockingbird In the next chapters of To Kill a Mockingbird, Jem and Scout’s aunt comes to visit them. Alexandra who was Atticus’s sister wanted to be a feminine influence in the family. Also ever since people found out Atticus was supporting an African American accused of rape, their family name and reputation had gone down. People were very discriminatory against ‘blacks’ and commonly despised them, also segregation was really popular back in the days

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    To kill a mockingbird - How does Harper Lee present childhood in Part I of the novel. How does Harper Lee present childhood in Part I of the novel? This essay is about how does the author Harper Lee present childhood in part I of the episodic novel "To Kill A Mockingbird". This novel has involved childhood by including what a normal child would do in their childhood. Harper Lee has used many methods to illustrates childhood in part I of the novel. For example, firstly she has involved

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    the mockingbirds

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    innocent. Mockingbirds, one of the most innocent birds, sing their heart out for people to enjoy, however, they getting killed every day. In this novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, there are many racial prejudices going on. Finches stand near the top of the social hierarchy, with Cunningham and Ewells underneath. Black community in Maycomb is even below the Ewells, even if they were a hard worker; they were not treated equally. The “mockingbirds” represents the idea of innocence, so killing a mockingbird is

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    To Kill a Mockingbird is about two children, Scout and Jem, growing up in a town called Maycomb, Alabama in the 1930's. Neighbors and a man next door with the name of Boo Radley make up most of the drama and suspense throughout the story. Scout and Jem put up with a bunch of trash talk when their father, Atticus, defends a black person. As the novel goes on, the children loose their innocence. They learn the injustice of the world when Tom Robinson, a black man falsely accused of rape, was convicted

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    The Reality of To Kill A Mockingbird

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    The Reality of To Kill A Mockingbird The novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, takes place during a racially intense time in history. Harper Lee’s novel was intended to bring a harsh sense of reality to the real world, and demonstrate how it really was during this time in history. This novel is set in Maycomb, Alabama, somewhere during the time period of 1925-1935. Times were hard for the citizens of Maycomb during this period, because of the depression. There are many fictional events in this novel

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    strength. Parrots are a symbol of intelligence. What about mockingbirds? How do they treat and contribute to the human mankind? Mockingbirds symbolize those who are innocent, helpful, and caring but are punished and treated badly. It is a skin to kill a mockingbird because they do not harm us in any way but sings wonderful songs to us. Some of the characters like Boo Arthur Radley, Tom Robinson, and Mayella Ewell symbolizes the mockingbirds in Maycomb. Boo Arthur Radley who is innocent is segregated

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    it right, you can’t convict a man on evidence like the – you cant! [Jem]” ”You couldn’t, but they could and did... [Atticus]” – Atticus and Jem, in reference to the jury convicting an innocent man because he is black. However in to ‘to kill a mockingbird’ the prejudice extends beyond the colour of the skin to your background and last name. “The thing is, you can scrub Walter Cunningham till he shines, you can put him in shoes and a new suit, but he’ll never be like Jem. Besides there’s a drinking

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    To Kill A Mockingbird - Boo Early in the story Boo was just the subject of talk and myths but we learn more about him soon after. Boo is the nickname of Arthur Radley. Early in the book Boo is described as a tall and scary looking person who runs around at night eating live possums and cats. He was sometime known as a phantom because no one knew who he was and he goes out at night and eat cats or any other living animal. Boo got into trouble with the law when he resisted arrest and was

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    Walt Whitman’s 1859 poem “Out of the Cradle Rocking Endlessly” depicts the mockingbird as a symbol of innocence that chants or sings of fond memories from the past. By contrast, Harper Lee’s famous novel To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960, written almost a century after Whitman’s poem, portrays the mockingbird as innocent but as a fragile creature with horrific memories – memories of discrimination, isolation, and violence. Harper Lee wrote her novel, which is rooted in the fictional town

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    TKAM There are many people in To Kill a Mockingbird that have significant influences of Scout and Jem’s actions. The two that stood out boldly to me, however, were Atticus and Calpurnia. Atticus, being the children’s father, tought his kids many moral lessons. Calpurnia acted as a mother to Jem and Scout. Throughout every chapter these two charactors were making connections that only parents can do. They both inflicted fundamental influence on the children. Atticus and Calpurnia were both essential

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