Essay Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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"Remember it 's a sin to kill a mockingbird"(Lee 119). This astonishing statement which Atticus had said to his daughter scout in one of their boring days expresses the story of the innocent people that Harper Lee introduced in her wonderful novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Maycomb, the sleepy town in the south of America, where poverty reaches most of the families from privileged families such as the Finches, to the African Americans such as the Robinsons. During this novel, Harper Lee paints a vivid picture of how the bigotry and segregation were spread all over the Maycomb town in Alabama.

In the beginning, the story starts in a small, boring, tired old town which is Maycomb, Alabama where there is nothing to do or to buy. Jem who was 10 years old and his little sister Scout, who was 6 years old, were living with their old satisfactory father whose name was Atticus Finch in their small house. Since their mother died when they were little, Calpurnia who considered as their housemaid took care of them, she was almost like a mother for them. Scout is the narrator of this novel, she seemed so nostalgic thinking about her childhood, taking the readers to the root of the human behavior by showing us specific details and emotions. Once in the summer, when Jem and Scout were playing in the back yard, they met Dill, who was a confident neat boy that looked smaller than his real age. Dill was staying at his aunt 's house which is next door to Jem and Scout Finch 's house. In that…

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