The Movie Of Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Essay

1070 Words Oct 7th, 2014 5 Pages
A day was twenty-four hours long but seemed longer. There was no hurry, for there was nowhere to go, nothing to buy and no money to buy it with, nothing to see outside the boundaries of Maycomb County.” Selling over forty million copies, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird influenced society in a way that was least expected. For Jem and Scout’s aunt, Alexandra, did not have an active role from the movie whereas she was a significant character to the novel. However, the film did not fully display Calpurnia of all her duties for the family, but the novel used her character in numerous roles for their everyday necessities. Through both versions, the novel and film, Boo Radley sealed his life inside the Radley’s household for years and years to come; well that’s what the town thought. The book’s version of To Kill a Mockingbird is more entertaining than the movie because many events from the book, the movie did not have.
Aunt Alexandra’s character surprisingly was not included in the movie. Jem and Scout’s aunt, which was Atticus sister, owned the Finch’s Landing and the family went there every Christmas. The memorable part of that Christmas was that Scout had been using bad words and her Uncle Jack told her not to use those types of words anymore, or she would get a spanking the next time. Francis, Aunt Alexandra grandson, continuously called Atticus a niggar-lover and Scout got rowdy; therefore, Uncle Jack spanked her because Francis declared that Scout said some awful words.…

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