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    When she was in Monroeville‚ she would spend her time on the water‚ fishing‚ and with wildlife (Chen‚ Daryl). Many people admired Lee for avoiding being in the limelight and wanting privacy (“Harper Lee Biography”). She never married but rather spread her love out to her friends

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    April 28‚ 1926‚ in Monroeville‚ Alabama. Her mother was Frances Lee‚ and her father was Amasa Coleman. Lee was named after her grandmother‚ Ellen‚ which is Nelle spelled backwards. Lee is a direct descendant of Confederate Army Civil War Commander‚ Robert E. Lee (“Harper Lee (1926-2016)”). Her father was a lawyer and a member of Alabama’s Legislature. Many

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    To Kill a Mockingbird Mockingbirds are birds that does one thing; Making music for us to enjoy and nothing else to harm us. In the remarkable novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee‚ the mockingbird is used as symbolism for real people. Including the human mockingbirds‚ the novel represents other pieces of the prejudice such as racism and hypocrisy. In the little town of Maycomb in its 1930¡¯s‚ the prejudice was an accepted concept for every individual and Atticus even called it a ¡®disease¡¯

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    “We’ve let the blade of our innocence dull over time‚ and it’s only in innocence that you find any kind of magic‚ any kind of courage.”(Sean Penn) The character Jem in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird is seen dulling his blade of innocence throughout the events in his life. He started out playing games with his sibling/friends then he started to notice the world more and everything that it seemed to be. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Jem is able to come of age through his experiences

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    Prejudice is when a person judges other people without any evidence‚ and the victims of prejudice‚ usually are affected by such judgements and lose their self-confidence. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird‚ prejudice is exhibited in different ways‚ and sometimes‚ even the people that makes a positive contribution‚ are pre-judged for different reasons. Tom is a hardworking gentleman who is pre-judged because of his race. In this book‚ Atticus is known for being an influential parent to Scout and

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    The Presence of Bildungsroman in To Kill a Mockingbird To a child first entering adulthood‚ how they view the world is the most influential. However‚ it’s how they decide to apply these world views to themselves that becomes crucial in their growing development. In the novel written by Harper Lee titled To Kill a Mockingbird‚ it is a story that revolves around two children named Jem and Scout and their experiences in a prejudiced town as they grow up and mature into young adults. They learn lessons

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    “Experience‚ which destroys innocence‚ also leads one back to it”‚ said James Arthur Baldwin‚ an American novelist‚ essayist‚ playwright‚ poet‚ and social critic. Likewise‚ in the novel‚ To Kill a Mockingbird‚ by Harper Lee the innocent characters‚ Scout and Jem‚ become morally injured as they come in contact with the evil in the world. To Kill a Mockingbird takes place in a fictional town called Maycomb‚ Alabama and spans over three years of the Finch family‚ which includes Scout‚ her brother Jem

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    Characterization is key to how authors build characters in literature. This is how authors can bring characters to life in a reader’s mind. These characters are then used by authors to show a theme in a story. In the case of To Kill a Mockingbird‚ the author‚ Harper Lee‚ is using the character of Atticus to reveal a theme. The theme of To Kill a Mockingbird is the world’s destruction of innocence. This is seen portrayed through Atticus through the story. In To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus can be seen

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    The knot-hole is symbolic in the novel‚ To Kill a Mockingbird‚ because it represents how Boo Radley‚ Jem‚ and Scout communicated. Boo Radley would place things in the hole for the kids to find‚ and the children would be pleased to find them. Jem and Scout also wrote back to Boo and thanked him for everything he had left. “We appreciate the- no‚ we appreciate everything which you have put into the tree for us” (Lee 82). Although Jem and Scout didn’t know who was doing this they felt as if they had

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    Through life events can shape a person’s views and personality.In the novel called‚ To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee many people have changed. Scout has showed change through her journey which changed the way she views life.Scout has evolved as see can now view people’s life in their shoes‚that all life is valuable‚and facts are important. Many will say Scout has not been through much for her age but‚ she has proven them wrong as she has shown to the viewers.For instance‚ when Scout finally

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