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    abnormal powers that are used for the good of the people. Atticus Finch is the epitome of a modern-day superhero in the eyes of some. His bold acts of defending a black man amid the peak of prejudice and segregation are seen as minor transgression. Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird depicts Atticus’ lesson of having courage and finding courage in others, and his lessons are undoubtedly valuable, especially in Tom Robinson’s trial, the children’s encounters with Boo Radley and real life…

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    intrigued by their neighbours, the Radleys, and the mysterious, seldom-seen Boo Radley in particular. During the first half of Mockingbird Harper Lee constructs a sweet and affectionate portrait of growing up in the vanished world of small town Alabama.. Lee, however, proceeds to undermine her portrayal of small town gentility during the second half of the book. Lee dismantles the sweet facade to reveal a rotten, rural underside filled with social lies, prejudice, and ignorance. But no one in…

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    How can you judge a person without knowing them? Some people judge by looks, and others judge by how a person talks.CD In Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, there is a lot of stereotyping due to unimportant things such as skin color or socioeconomic status; however, some characters learn that appearance is not always important. Themes relating to lessons learned, family dynamics, and stereotypes play a very important part in To Kill A Mockingbird. As life lessons are experienced, one…

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    In Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, she shows the significance of protecting those who can not protect themselves. Tom Robinson is an African-American man who needs protection because he lives in Maycomb, Alabama, and the white people there think he is lesser than they are and that all African-Americans lie. Arthur Radley, also known as Boo, is a recluse in the town. He needs to be defended because he is anti-social, he stays inside his house and is mocked by everyone in Maycomb. Scout…

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    Atticus Finch, is the protagonist in the famous novel To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. A protagonist in literature, is the leading, or one of the major characters in a book, or any other forms of literature. In the story written by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch is protagonist because, he is the character trying to pursue th goal of the story. As one of the most well known and important citizens in Maycomb, Alabama Atticus’ needed not to worry much despite it being the Great Depression. Owing…

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    place in the novel To Kill A Mockingbird written by Harper Lee. The book describes the life of a young girl and her family in the southern city of Maycomb, Alabama during the great depression. It also describes how unfair and racist the people of Maycomb really were in the early twentieth century. Throughout the novel Lee writes about the array experiences Jem and Scout faced. Those experiences successfully put out many messages or themes that Lee wanted us to find. But the main theme is…

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    astound the other” -Mark Twain. When doing the right thing, it may not seem right to all since not everyone shares the same beliefs. This does not mean that a right or wrong does not exist, but shows that its existence is not evident to everyone. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout learns that others’ perceptions of the right thing to do may not be so. She learns this as Atticus constantly tells Scout and Jem to place themselves in the shoes of others and to not join the rest of…

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    The Effects of Tradition in To Kill a Mockingbird The novel To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, is a fictional story that paints a picture of how life was in the 1930s. To Kill a Mockingbird takes place in Maycomb County, a fictional town in southern Alabama; similar to the town Harper Lee grew up in. All through out the 1800s, there was a substantial amount of hate toward African Americans. Unfortunately, this stuck with many people through the traditions of one generation passing it…

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    To Kill a Mockingbird is a captivating novel following three years of a young girl her brother, and her father, written by the marvelous Harper Lee. The father, Atticus, is a lawyer in the 1930’s and is given a controversel case in which an African American man (Tom Robinson) is accused of raping a daughter of who is considered in the community to be “white trash”. Unfortunately, many schools have banned this book, because of the issues it discusses even though events like this have occured in…

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    According to French novelist George Sand, “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” What Sand means by this is that loving others and being loved is what causes happiness in life. Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird explores this idea by weaving examples of love through a young girl named Scout’s life. The novel takes place in Maycomb, Alabama during the 1930s. Scout and her older brother Jem grow up in the midst of a racist community, where blacks are discriminated.…

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