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    Harper Lee Banned

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    Marysue Villarreal Harkins & Galluppi ENG 111-09 September 15, 2014 Being Banned Harper Lee is the author of To Kill a Mockingbird. Her full name is Nelle Harper Lee. She is the youngest daughter of Amasa Coleman Lee and Frances Cunnigham Finch Lee. Lee was born in Monroeville, Alabama on April 28, 1926. She has total of 2 sisters and 1 brother. Although her brother died of a sudden cerebral hemorrhage in 1951. She grew up in Florida but eventually made it back to Monroeville County in the 1900s. Harper Lee was never married. To Kill a Mockingbird was published in 1960. Despite of all the warnings her editor gave her that it probably wouldn’t sell that well. Lee decided to go on with the publishing and in the first year it got outstanding…

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    Harper Lee Biography

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    Harper Lee Harper is actually the middle name of Nelle Harper Lee, the woman who wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. Her life long friendship with another Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist is just incredible. Her friend, Truman Capote, and she used to write short stories on a typewriter Lee’s father gave to her. She, tougher than most of the boys, often stepped up as Truman's protector. Truman was picked on because he liked very few things the other boys his age were…

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    In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, the author, uses two young characters and their experiences to suggest motives behind the actions of the antagonists. Throughout three summers, two kids named Jean Louise (Scout) and Jeremy Atticus Finch (Jem) grow up learning about different lessons and people in a southern town called Maycomb with the help of their father, Atticus Finch, and nanny, Calpurnia. In the book, several characters demonstrate cruel characteristics through their actions,…

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    “There is just one kind of folks.Folks.” (Lee 231; ch.23). The historical fiction novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Written by Harper Lee illustrates what it was like to look different down south in the 1930’s.To kill a Mockingbird is based on the finch family who .live in maycomb, alabama during the great depression. Tom robinson, a black man, is falsely accused of raping a white woman and gets convicted due to the racial prejudice in the mid 1900s.In this novel, the author wants the reader to learn…

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    Harper Lee Research Paper

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    Harper Lee Harper Lee was a motivational writer, who wrote about the Civil Rights Movement era and the struggles that changed how I now view those times of inequality. In this paper, I will talk about Harper’s beginning and end. I will also be talking about the journey of and what inspired her worldwide known book, To Kill a Mockingbird. (Lee-Mockingbird) Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926, in Monroeville, Alabama. Lee was the youngest of four children of Amasa Coleman Lee and…

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    Harper Lee Harper Lee, the author of To Kill A Mockingbird, was born in Monroeville, Alabama on April 28, 1926. Information about her death is unknown Her book To Kill A Mockingbird was intriguing to many because it was not only a popular story form, a coming of age, but also showed the racial segregation and other issues in the South. Regardless of the millions that her best selling book brought her, Lee lived her same old lifestyle, in a regular apartment in New York, who used the bus system…

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    Harper Lee Book Report

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    Harper Lee, also known as the author of the Novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”, the book that made her famous was a marvelous work of literature. But what’s her backstory before she even became the author of her book?. Well I’ve been able to find as much information as possible from websites online. So here’s the information I’ve found. First, she was born on April 28, 1926, and during her childhood she lived in Alabama and a small town called Monroeville. Now Monroeville was very similar to Maycomb…

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    metaphor for what the book is really about. “Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em,” said Atticus, “but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” (Lee, 90). The mockingbird, in this context, symbolizes innocence. It would be pointless and cruel to kill an innocent bird. They’re small creatures.They’re helpless and harmless, just like black people were in the sixties. This is what Harper Lee, the author of the book, argues. She teaches a lesson about innocence, discrimination, and…

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    Harper Lee was a woman of concern and wonder. She wanted to show how people were being treated and wanted to open people’s eyes so they can see the hurt they are causing. In Harper Lee’s, To Kill a Mockingbird, she parallels how life was facing discrimination and how they were being treated differently than whites, she puts in how her relationship with Dill is similar to her relationship with her childhood friend Truman Capote, and how her life influenced her book. Harper Lee grew up during the…

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    In fact, the novel emphasizes how Scout’s personality is just like Harper Lee’s in her unruly aversion to school. It is mentioned in one source that “As a child, Harper Lee was…unruly…She fought on the playground. She talked back to the teachers. She was bored with school and resisted any sort of conformity” (Harper Lee 1926-2016). By fighting other children, Lee demonstrates how rough and unruly she is. Her boredom with school and conformity causes her to talk back to teachers, just like Scout…

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