Essay about Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee describes her characters very well and has a complex imagination so you can really picture the characters and feel their relationships with others. Three of the most different and interesting characters she wrote of consists of being Calpurnia, Atticus Finch, and Boo Radley. These characters are all very different, but all link together in some way.

Calpurnia is the Finch’s housekeeper who is trusted by Atticus and his family. Atticus says I couldn 't have got along without her all these years. She 's a faithful member of this family, and another thing, the children love her. She acts as a mother figure for Jem and Scout and disciplines them like her own children. Atticus says she imposes stricter discipline on the children than a mother would. Scout and Calpurnia share many things such as being strong willed, opinionated, and accepting. Scout has described her as a tyrannical presence with a hand as wide as a bed slot and twice as hard. Cal as called by the kids grew up in Finch’s landing, then moved with Atticus to Macomb. She knows how to read and write and helped Scout learn how to. She has taken the kids to her church and they realised that she talked differently around African American people than she does white and they had wondered why and some people like LuLu do not want the kids there because they are white. Aunt Alexandra does not like Cal and doesn’t think she is needed in the house and had tried to get her fired.…

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