Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Essay

1953 Words Dec 15th, 2016 8 Pages
To Kill a Mockingbird was first published in July of 1960, this novel tells the story of six-year-old Jean Lous Finch, commonly known as Scout, and her adventures with her brother Jem, and the neighbor kid Dill. In the small fictional town of Maycomb Alabama. Scout talks about dodging the strange shut in named Boo Radley, refusing to act like a lady, and all the life lessons and great advice from her father who is a lawyer, Atticus Finch. Spanning from the years 1933 to 1935 and this book revolves around a trial where her father Atticus defends a black man who was accused of raping a white girl and the repercussions after the trial was over. With both novels, there is loss, and this leads to both girls in The Secret Garden and To Kill a Mockingbird to not have a mother. The lack of a mother is important because before the twenty-first century it was expected to be the mothers job to raise the children. So, it was the mothers job to teach their young daughters how to be young ladies. Without a mother to teach them both girls were unable to obtain the necessary skill to be the type of women that people expected them to be. Whether it was because of death or because the mother was emotionally not involved, without a mother neither girls had what they needed to learn to be a proper lady of their time. Mothers oversaw training young girls to become the ladies that they were mean to be. Both girls were both supposed to be trained to be lady like, to cook and clean but they…

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