Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Essay

1123 Words Mar 10th, 2016 5 Pages
“To Kill a Mockingbird,” is a very successful novel written by the author Harper Lee published in 1960. It has become widely known and considered a classic in American literature, and has won the Pulitzer Prize. The story takes place during “the Great Depression” in the town of Maycomb, Alabama. The main characters are Atticus Finch and his two children, Jean Louise Finch also known as “Scout,” and Jeremy Finch, also known as “Jem.” A few other important characters are Charles Baker Harries also known as “Dill,” Calpurnia, Aunt Alexandra, Arthur Radley also known as “Boo,” Tom Robinson, Bob Ewell, and Mayella Ewell. In 1962, a movie was released based off of the book “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and has been considered as one of the best movies ever made. The movie was directed and produced by Robert Mulligan and Alan J. Pakula. After finishing both the book and movie, it is very apparent that there were many differences and similarities between the two. Although the movie was based off of the book, there were certain details that was not captured from the book. There were many differences between the characters, scenes, but also many similarities between the movie and book. Overall, despite the differences both of the two were still very enjoyable. In the book, there was a lot of detail about each character, however, the movie mainly focused on Scout, Jem, Atticus, Tom Robinson and Bob Ewell. The book gave a lot of insight on the lives of each character and their lives in…

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