Essay on The Help, By Kathryn Stockett

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The purpose for an author to write an introductory statement is to show the readers what they are reading about weather it be argumentative, factual, non- fiction, fiction, etc. Authors develop themes to make perception about life or human nature. In the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, the audience reads the novel living through the life of a little girl named Scout. Scout learns about life through a few major milestones and how harsh society can be with equality issues. Another book where the author develops many themes is the novel, The Help, by Kathryn Stockett you live through the lives of two black women, Minny and Aibileen, and a white woman named Skeeter. These women fight to live their lives without any diversion by writing an anonymous book that they hope will change society. These two books are very similar in the way that society isn 't always great and they learn to have to fight for what is believed in and what is wanted. The novels can also be very diverse through having the same themes such as justice, individuality, and growing as a person but portrayed differently by each author by the unique setting and or the narration.

The theme justice is portrayed in both novels but each author proves it differently through different scenarios. As an example of justice in To Kill A Mockingbird, Scout was talking about how Cecil Jacobs said that Atticus supported “niggers”. Scout was confused on why he would say something like that so Scout decided to…

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