To Kill a Mockingbird

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  • Analysis Of To Kill A Mockingbird In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    In the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird", Harper Lee, wrote the words that Atticus said to his children, Jem and Scout Finch. Atticus said "...it is a sin to kill a mockingbird," mockingbirds are known as gentle creatures who do no wrong and makes music for everyone's delight. To kill a mockingbird would be similar to killing an individual who does not wrong anyone and tries to be as helpful as they can. Mockingbirds have the characteristics of nobility, innocence, and valor that are mirror the

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    award-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Harper Lee retells the events that she encountered during this time of prejudice through the eyes of an innocent child, Scout Finch. Lee uses her childhood and the events surrounding her juvenile years to construct many aspects of To Kill a Mockingbird: primarily, the main character, Scout Finch, Tom Robinson’s unfair trial, and the racism occurring in the Southern states. Harper Lee has claimed that her novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, was not a directly autobiographical

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    In the classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, an ongoing theme throughout the book is it is a sin to kill a mockingbird. This theme comes from Atticus instructing Jem not to shoot mockingbirds with his air rifle, because it is a sin to kill a mockingbird. Miss Maudie tells Scout that Atticus is correct; mockingbirds don’t do anything to disturb people, all they do is sing beautifully for everyone to hear. Author Harper Lee shows this theme using characterization. First, Tom Robinson is a lucid example

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    What is one of the most paramount life lessons? Perhaps, it is the ability to accept and truly understand other people. This universal theme is shown throughout To Kill A Mockingbird. Jem and Scout learn to accept and understand people mainly through Atticus. Atticus teaches the kids about tolerance with his own actions. As a result, Jem and Scout become more dynamic characters by the end of the novel. There are several times when Atticus shows tolerance in front of the kids: he lets the

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    To Kill a Mockingbird : By Harper Lee The book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is about a family made up of Atticus Finch and his daughter Scout and son Jem and their lives before during and after the trail. The trail was when Atticus was defending a black man named Tom Robinson. Tom was accused of raping a white lady named Mayella Ewell in Maycomb county where the trail took place and where the Finches live. Atticus believes it is a sin to kill a mockingbird. there are three people in this

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    Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is a fictional story in which a black man is accused of a crime against the daughter of one of the most hateful, racist men in all of Maycomb, Alabama. Though the book is considered fictional, it couldn’t be any more real. Nine black men were “hoboing” a train and ended up being accused of a crime against two white women and known as vial criminals throughout the south. This incident became known as the Scottsboro trial. Although the book To Kill a Mockingbird and the Scottsboro

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    Atticus Finch, a courageous defense attorney, states powerfully. In an old southern town in the 1930’s, it takes an unprecedented man who is willing to rise above prejudices and preconceptions to defend a black man accused of rape. In the book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch does just that. His alacrity to do what is right, even if he is guaranteed to lose the battle, demonstrations his heroicness. Although many of the other characters in the novel exhibit innumerable heroic characteristics

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    situations. Courage is not about being fearless; it is instead the act of one overcoming their fears to pursue what they believe is morally right. The novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” provides prime examples of characters displaying courage by conquering their fears for the greater good, On e can see this when Atticus defends Tom Robinson, when Atticus kills the rabid dog and when Boo Radley saves Jem and Scout from Bob Ewell. Atticus is worried about the safety of Tom Robinson in the jailhouse, so he stands

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    Point of view The novel To Kill a Mockingbird is in 1st person perspective, because Scout is telling the story. It starts off Scout at a young age of six and as the story progresses she matures as a young lady to the age of 8. It is told in present tense from Scouts perspective. The protagonist is Scout, Jem, and Atticus. The case of Tom Robinson, the Radley’s, and Mr. Ewell are the antagonists. Scout and Jem have to overcome the obstacles of the Radley’s and Mr.Ewells, while Atticus has to overcome

  • To Kill a Mockingbird

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    on how to live their lives. However, sometimes the people who are accountable for youth mislead them; they may have good intentions, but are not mature enough to exemplify their values and morals, or they simply are ignorant. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Aunt Alexandra plays a negative role: she is a proper, southern lady with a strict code of behaviour and etiquette, but is too closed-minded and obstreperous to change her ways or view the world from others’ perspectives. Calpurnia takes on

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