Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Essay

1167 Words Dec 9th, 2014 5 Pages
“Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in our corncribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” (Lee 119) To Kill a Mockingbird is written by Harper Lee, the time period of the novel is the 1930’s in southern Alabama. Scout or otherwise known as Harper Lee had been the narrator of the whole novel, To Kill a Mockingbird is written in the observations of her family, neighbors and a event that had happened in her hometown when she was 10. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck had shared many important themes and also shared many of the same concepts to many readers. Racism is a subject that is brought up all throughout both novels, many people today still are racist and many people still treat colored people how they were treated back in the time period of both novels. Courage had been shown in both To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men , many people now have no courage or are scared to show it. Courage is important for society because if you do not show it nothing will change and nothing will happen it will all just be the same. Justice is shown also in the two novels, justice today is important also because if we did not have it the courts would not have guilty people they would just have innocent people who did not do anything but no one believes them.

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