To Kill a Mockingbird

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Themes

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    In the book To Kill A Mockingbird there were several different things to look at. One being the theme, and themes are the most important. There is racism, arrogance, maturity, and judgement. The next important point would be point of view. The point of view is from Scout, Atticus’s daughter. Her point of view is a very diverse one. Lastly would be tone. The tone is, at some points, humorous, sad, or even scary. The different emotions that this book brings out of the reader is what makes this book

  • Empathy In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    In the iconic novel , To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the author tries to illustrate a point with the phrase, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view— until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” — Atticus. The topic she so clearly portrays is empathy, which is a major factor in the story. Atticus, a widowed single father, delivers this piece of advice after his daughter, Scout’s terrible first day with her teacher, Miss Caroline. Her

  • Prejudice In To Kill The Mockingbird

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    Prejudice is an agony of judgments when unreasonable hostility takes place and causes a great disorder throughout the events of the story. In “To Kill The Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, Francis offends Atticus with an extreme language, Mr. Gilmer illegally violates the power of justice and treats an African-American whatever he likes, and Aunt Alexandra stereotypically judges everyone in the community of Maycomb. Francis, Mr. Gilmer, and Aunt Alexandra represent the theme of prejudice throughout

  • To Kill A Mockingbird: An Analysis

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    As an example, To Kill a Mockingbird makes the reader route for the protagonist Atticus and route against the antagonist Bob Ewell, because of their vastly different personalities. Readers connect with Atticus’ ideas of equality and justice, and hate Bob Ewell’s disregard for human

  • To Kill A Mockingbird Analysis

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    “ You can kill as many blue jays and robins as your heart desires, but don`t kill a Mockingbird, that is a sin.” - Atticus Finch Pg, 93. Through the works of Harper Lee in the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, we are introduced to the question, it it worth taking a stand for yourself, and for others. The book “To Kill A Mockingbird” deals with a post reconstruction era in the south, and the effects of racism on the court system, with the main protagonist Scout dealing with the effect of the town lawyer

  • Depression In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    The setting of the book To Kill a Mockingbird takes place in a small town called Maycomb, Alabama in the early 1900’s. Which were in the years of depression when unemployment and poverty were all over the United States. Even though slavery is abolished, people in Maycomb still believe in white supremacy, and the book shows the prejudice attached to these southern values. PLOT In the book To Kill a Mockingbird a nine year old girl named, Scout Finch lives with her brother, Jem, and Atticus, the father

  • Inequality In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    relationships, bringing a lot of issues to the entire community. From authors, Carlos Angulo and Ronald Weich, who state the racism issues still growing in the community, really makes equality worse. Having to agree with from what the authors say, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Central Park Five, and many articles that talk about racism are related to what they are saying. In this world, racism is an issue about Black Americans being accused of doing nothing wrong, going through

  • Justice In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch demonstrates morality and even-handed justice. He serves as a lawyer in the sleepy town of Maycomb, Alabama and also as a representative in the Alabama state legislature. In addition to this, Atticus is a widower and a loving, devoted father to two children: Jem and Scout. Throughout the novel, Lee explores the concept of moral integrity, and through Atticus’ character, creates a vivid model of a righteous man who lacks flaws in ethical

  • Morality In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    between right and wrong. Some people know more then others. When someone robs a bank then they are one of the people who don’t have a high sense of morality. People like criminals have they lower sense of morality then the average person. In To Kill a Mockingbird the people of Maycomb, the Finches, Ewells, and Cunningham, get their sense of morality through their family values. The Finches defiantly have a high sense of morality because of Atticus. He is a very loving father in the way that he will sit

  • To Kill A Mockingbird Equality

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    To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee is a social commentry set in the Maycomb county of Alabama in the 1930s. It is written based on the author’s observations in her family and neighbourhood. The story touches upon numerous social problems such as racial prejudice, male chauvanism and economic discrimination. The central theme, however, is the ill-treatment mated out to the blacks of America. This novel gives us a fresh perspective to the issue as it is narrated from the point of view of a six