Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Essay

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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is a classic book written by Harper Lee in 1960. As it was a brilliant book it was quickly transformed into a movie 2 years later in 1962. Although there was reluctance in the making of the movie due to the fact it would be uninteresting without mainstream staples, the movie has become just as popular and well applauded as the book. It currently ranks in the top 100 best movies of all time on IMBD, a popular movie website, this movie deserves its title as a classic movie.
An intriguing factor of this movie that makes it so special is that there’s such distinct and real characters. As this movie is seen through the eyes of a child, specifically a young 6 year old girl and her perspective on good and evil. Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck) is a respected lawyer and wonderful father, the audience is persuaded with his noble ways making him a charming character that the audience instantly loves. It is obvious through this portrayal of Atticus that his children love him and he loves them as he tucks them in every night with such care. The audience admires Atticus as he defends Tom Robinson (Brock Peters) although considered a horrible action to do back in the 1930s, to defend a black person as there was such strong racism issues. The children are still young and filled with curiosity as they try and understand the world and its secrets. Scout (Mary Badham), the 6 year old whose perspective is shown is a stubborn tomboy that is innocent to the world and…

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