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    content of their character” (King). Equality was a huge movement during the 1960’s which is expressed in the academy award winning novel To Kill A Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee. Although the book was based in the 1920’s, during the great depression, it stays with it’s true theme of equality. In To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee elaborates on the importance on the importance of equality throughout the novel showing gaps in social classes, which reveals Atticus’ judgement on the matter of…

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    Parenting can be one of the most challenging jobs a person undertakes. There are many qualities that are necessary to be a good parent. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, there are numerous characters that appear as parental figures. Atticus is the most important parental figure to Scout because he teaches her critical life lessons, raises her in an unbiased environment, and provides her with unconditional love. Throughout this novel Atticus shows Scout what is…

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    One of the main characters in “To Kill a Mockingbird,” by Harper Lee is Atticus Finch. He is a lawyer and the father of Jem and Scout. Soon after his nine-year-old daughter, Scout, was born, his wife died, so Atticus is a single parent in his late forties. In “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Atticus defends a man accused of rape, but the people of Maycomb don't approve that Atticus, “...aims to defend him,” (Lee 218). Atticus still does what's right despite what everyone else thinks. Atticus's parenting…

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    for the moment, you have to take their perspective into account,there just doing the same thing you are trying to get through there day.You never know how how bad there day could be or situation there in.To kill a Mocking Bird has prime examples Harper Lee the author of To Kill a Mockingbird creates character interaction between scout with Boo Radley, Mrs.Dubose and Mrs.Caroline to show people are not always how they seem until you are in their shoes.…

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    and walk around in it.” Atticus had said this quote to his children to help them understand no matter how hard you try, you won’t understand a person until you're in his position. To Kill a Mockingbird was introduced in the nineteenth century by Harper Lee. Throughout the book she teaches us about many families and the people in them, but in my eyes the story isn’t about how Jem broke his arm or the Tom Robinson trial or about any of the families for that matter. To Kill a Mockingbird tells the…

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    child’s life: academic education and moral education. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, the reader is taken through the story of Scout and Jem Finch’s childhood in the lazy town of Maycomb County, Alabama. Through the characters of Atticus and Boo Radley, Jem and Scout learn lessons of courage and false judgment which helps Lee convey the message that certain lessons crucial to a child’s intellectual growth are taught outside of school. Lee uses Jem and Scout’s father, Atticus, to teach…

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    stereotypes. The novel To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee explores this idea of judging others, before experiencing who they really are. Jean “Scout” Louis Finch narrates the story of how her brother Jeremy “Jem” Finch broke his arm. She goes through their childhood from the stories of rabid dogs and mysterious phantoms to the adulthood case of Tom Robinson. In the end, both children are saved by the same person feared during their youth. Lee uses mockingbirds in this novel to portray…

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    person regards their surroundings, and is a critical factor to determine their personal beliefs. If an individual can look at a situation in an unorthodox perspective, their position can be altered. This concept is presented in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. In the novel, Lee displays varying perspectives on a court case between a black man and a white family. Atticus Finch, the lawyer appointed to the case, changed the perspectives and beliefs of individuals regarding equality, by getting…

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    To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel written by author Harper Lee in the 1960s about the injustice of discrimination, a bildungsroman of three steadily maturing major characters: Jem, Dill, and Scout. The story is set in 1930’s Maycomb County, Alabama, where racial tensions are running high and the rift between black and white is wider than ever. Scout, aged six in the beginning of the book and nine at the end, has a question for everything wrong about Southern society. Dill, who is only a year…

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    Within this novel, written by Harper Lee, there are many important scenes containing various key symbols and events that are described through the life of Scout, a young girl growing up through the great depression and racist times. Throughout the whole story, the most significant episodes are the ones that capture a very affecting time period of White racist America where there was a high level of racism throughout the towns and country. These episodes are as follows: The Trial of Tom Robinson…

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