Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Essay

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Would you kill a mockingbird if you had the chance? In the book To Kill a Mockingbird published 1960 by the author, Nelle Harper Lee. Who was born April 28, 1926 Monroeville, Alabama. The story tells the events that happened in a small town called Maycomb in Alabama from a younger and older age child’s point of view, Jean Louise Finch in other words “scout”. Who talks about the book explaining how her city/county is not only races but uncommon than others but the same also. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee uses conflict and imagery to express the theme of moral courage throughout the novel to help the reader understand and relate to it.
Harper Lee uses conflict to express the theme of moral courage, because she introduces situations, whereas the character wouldn’t do such things but do them for the benefit of themselves and others. For example, when the dad of the (girl/narrator) scout named Atticus took Tom Robinson’s case. He took a case in whereas he had to defend a black man. He knew Tom was going to have a hard time winning because at this time, a white man 's word is always greater than a black mans. But instead Atticus knew Mr. Robinson was innocent, so he tried to do his best to help this case become a success. He said,” Before I 'm through, I intend to jar the jury a bit-I think we 'll have a reasonable chance of appeal, though. I really can 't tell at this stage, Jack. You know, I 'd hoped to get through life without a case…

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