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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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    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

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Harper Lee Bravery Quotes

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    To Kill A Mockingbird-Harper Lee Describe an idea that was worth learning about in a text you studied this year. Explain why this idea was worth learning about. In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee‚ an idea that was worth learning about was bravery. Bravery comes in many different forms that people don’t always recognize it as being bravery. In this novel Mrs. Dubose‚ Atticus and Jean Louise (Scout)‚ each display an act of bravery that are all different in their own way. Bravery

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    show compassion and empathy with many of the decisions they make‚ and they usually have a strong set of morals; they stand up for what they believe in even in the face of adversity. Atticus Finch‚ from To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee‚ is one such person. Harper Lee helps readers follow the journey of Atticus as he attempts to end the ignorance with which the citizens of Maycomb grew with. In this small town where nothing happens and everything stays the same‚ a single event causes the citizens

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    In To Kill a Mockingbird‚ the author Harper Lee tells a story of innocence in our lives. Harper seeks the theme of innocence in several different ways‚ such as symbolism of a mockingbird‚ when violence increases innocence goes away and how Tom Robinson‚ exposes another aspect of innocence‚ as he is punished for a crime that he didn’t commit simply because of his race. One example that Harper lee seeks the theme of innocence is the symbolism of innocence of a mockingbird. When Miss Maudie told

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