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    “Courage is when you know you’re licked before your begin‚ but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what” According to Atticus Finch‚ an honest lawyer in Harper lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” Courage is not a man with a gun in his hand. “Real courage” Is when you fight for what is right regardless of whether you win or lose. Atticus fits into this definition of what “Real Courage” Is and demonstration it several times through novels. The courage in the character in To Kill A Mockingbird

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  • Bibliography of Harper Lee

    Holly Holland English I First Period December 3‚ 2009 Annotated Bibliography Handschuh‚ Judith. “Harper Lee.” Teen Reads. 2003. Carol Fitzgerald. 2 December 2009. Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28‚ 1926 in Monroeville Alabama. Lee was the youngest of four children born to Amasa Coleman Lee and Frances Finch Lee. She studied law at Huntington College in 1944 to 1945‚ following in her father’s footsteps with her career choice. She then studied a year at Oxford University‚ followed by working

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  • Biography of Harper Lee

    Harper Lee John Iverson 3rd hour Harper Lee was born on April 28th‚ 1926. She grew up in Monroeville‚ Alabama. As a child Harper was a frequent reader. Harper graduated from Monroe County High School in Monroeville‚ and enrolled at the all female Huntingdon College in Montgomery for one year. She then pursued a law degree at the University of Alabama from 1945 to 1949. Harper wrote several student books and spent one year as an editor for the campus humor magazine‚ “Rammer Jammer”. She did

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird and Harper Lee

    Harper Lee’s life had a big influence on her novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Lee based her novel on her life. The characters‚ setting‚ and the central conflict was basically influenced by her life. Harper Lee’s life influenced the characters‚ setting‚ and central confict of her novel To Kill a Mockingbird. The characters in the novel were based on the people Harper Lee knew throughout her life. According to an article entitled “Harper Lee” Encyclopedia of world biography‚ Harper Lee’s father served

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    SIMILARITIES OF HARPER LEE AND SCOUT INTRODUCTION: The book opens with the Finch family ’s ancestor‚ Simon Finch‚ a Cornish Methodist fleeing religious intolerance in England‚ settling in Alabama‚ becoming wealthy and‚ contrary to his religious beliefs‚ buying several slaves.The main story takes place during three years of the Great Depresion in the fictional "tired old town" of Maycomb‚ Alabama. It focuses on six-year-old Scout Finch‚ who lives with her older brother Jem and their widowed father

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

    Mocking bird by Harper Lee is about the journey of Jean Louise ‘Scout’ Finch‚ an innocent good hearted five year old child with no experiences with the evils of the world. Through out the novel Scout grows and learns as she encounters the world in new light as she grows up during the depression in the small town of Maycomb‚ Alabama in the USA. Harper Lee intentionally directs the reader to take the point of view of Scout so they can experience the unbiased perspective of her. Lee manipulates the

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  • Harper Lee Biography Essay

    Harper Lee Biography Harper Lee wrote a book call ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ which was a number one best seller for a couple years after it came out. Harper Lee’s book is still very famous today in high schools for teaching kids.(Wilder‚ Mike) One of the most interesting things that Harper Lee used real life events in her book. She also used people in her life as characters in her book. Harper Lee‚ her real name was Nelle Harper Lee‚ was born on April 28‚ 1926‚ in Monroeville‚ Alabama. Harper’s father

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird- Harper Lee

    Analytical Paragraph In chapter 10 of To Kill A Mockingbird‚ Harper Lee uses the incident of the mad dog as an allegory to represent prejudice. At this part in the chapter Atticus and Heck Tate are watching the mad dog walk down the road. Scout and Jem are watching from the crack through the door. Jem whispers “ Mr. Heck said they walked in a straight line. He can’t even stay in the road.” This passage in the novel represents prejudice because when Jem whispers that “Mr. Heck said that they walked

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

    fighting even when the likelihood of victory is small.” Once said by Anon. In other words‚ if the outcome of you succeeding is little to none‚ it’s the strength you give to keep on going that truly matters. In the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee proves this quote to be accurate through characterization among the three main people in the book‚ Scout‚ Atticus and Jem. Scout is a young lady who is intelligent and confident and embraces individuality. When her character is tested by a prejudice

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  • In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

    In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee‚ the small-mindedness of the Maycomb community hiders Maycomb people to truly understand each other. Arthur Radley‚ also known as Boo‚ is assigned with negative characteristics without validation by the Maycomb community. As the story unfolds‚ Scout‚ the narrator‚ starts to know more about Boo Radley‚ Boo transforms from a mysterious and fearful person to the most heroic and sympathetic character in the novel. Scout experiences that hatred and biased will

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