The Adventures Of Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Essay

1382 Words Jun 2nd, 2016 6 Pages
As Mark Twain once said “It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.” He is stating that people are lacking moral courage. The courage to do things that are right. The courage of standing up for what you believe in even if there is no one in your corner. In To Kill a Mockingbird they did just that. The author,Harper Lee,had based this novel from The Scottsboro Trials; which is a trial that is about discrimination and racism against blacks who was convicted without a fair trial. The novel is basically about the journey of people in a small town called Maycomb. In the town a little girl named Jean Louise, also known as Scout,she narrates the novel telling the story of Boo Radley and the case of Tom Robinson. Throughout the book she tells the struggles that her family goes through and outcomes of it. In the story Harper Lee uses imagery and conflict to get the point of moral courage across to the readers.
In To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee uses imagery to help her characters show moral courage throughout the novel. She used descriptive words to help the reader visualize the scenes. The imagery help the reader understand the feeling at that moment, the tension and even how the character is feeling. “In the fog Jem and I watched our father take the gun and walk into the middle of the street. He walked quickly but I thought he moved like an underwater swimmer: time to slowed to a nauseating crawl[…]Atticus put his glasses to…

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