To Kill A Mockingbird Essential Questions

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There has been a grand total of 129,864,880 books published ever. All of these fall into the category of essential questions that I have learned. Some of the books also contain some of the essential questions that I have found interesting. This year in english class we read Night by Elie Wiesel and the novel contains the essential question of seeking justice and bearing witness about terrible things that have happened like the holocaust and to promote what happened so the act can be prevented from ever happening again. We also read To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee which contains the essential questions of core and moral beliefs. The book shows how Scout and her family are trying to make a difference in society which in the time is race and to break pre-existing stereotypes and make the people come together. While I was thinking of my favorite essential questions and looking at all the books we read, I began to realize that they all have a connection to the essential question of personal responsibility.

The first book that I started the thread of connections with was Night by Elie Wiesel. I saw personal responsibility in this book by the actions of Elie and that he made sure he kept himself in check since one wrong move in the concentration camps
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This book is about a labor camp located In North Korea and the story of a man named Shin Dong-hyuk. He is known to be the first person to escape a labor camp in North Korea and survive. The book is basically about the life that Shin had in the labor camp and the harsh conditions and description of labor that the people there had to suffer. It also explains the impact and trauma that the political prisoners have to go through and how non social they are since they are born there not to trust anyone. The book also explains how the country is run and how harsh the laws are and how one small slip up could make your life hell until the day you

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