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To Kill A Mockingbird

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Matthew Cox Mr. de Vries EN140-31 14 February 2012 To Kill a Mockingbird In the final courtroom scene in the movie “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Atticus Finch is given the case of a lifetime when he gets the chance to defend Tom Robinson, a black man who is being falsely accused of raping a white woman in the 1930’s when inequality and racism was very prevalent during that time in the deep South. The odds he faces are terrible because he is defending an African American which during that time would...

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To kill a mockingbird theme essay The book “to kill a mockingbird,” written by Harper Lee, uses the mockingbird to symbolize innocence. There are people in widely different situations who are innocent, such as Jem and Scout, Tom Robinson, and Arthur “Boo” Radley. The story takes place in a small town called Maycomb, in Alabama. There are two kids who go by the names Jem and Scout. Scout is the narrator of the story, and Jem is her older brother. They’re young, and still very innocent. Tom Robinson...

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To Kill a Mockingbird Symbolism is the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities, and is used often in the book to help readers understand central themes throughout the novel. To Kill a Mockingbird has several symbols including Tim Johnson, the mad dog, who represents racism in Maycomb, Alabama, the mockingbird which represents innocence, and Jem, Tom Robinson and Boo Radley, who are essentially the mockingbirds of the story. The mad dog in To Kill a Mockingbird symbolizes racism in Maycomb...

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To Kill a Mockingbird In the book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, someone says a phrase that will not be repeated again in the book but continues on in it as an underlying theme. It is a sin to kill a mockingbird, Atticus states this and when he does he is not just talking about birds. He is also talking about people and objects. He uses a mockingbird as a metaphor of innocence. This innocence represents Scout, Tom Robinson, and even “Boo” Radley. Atticus may not have directed this quote...

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Scouting for Lessons The lessons we learn accumulate over time to create who we are. The earlier we learn these lessons, the more effective they are. Having the help of someone who already knows these lessons is helpful. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, a young, curious girl named Scout learns lessons and experiences that grow her into a better person. The first lesson Scout learns is empathy. Empathy is the act of putting yourself in other people’s shoes and seeing things...

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Lees classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, remains relevant despite its age and deserves a place in the English curriculum of modern Australian classrooms. Beyond being a classic in American literature, To Kill a Mockingbird is a well written story through which teachers are able to educate students to be sensitive about racial terms, allusions and other literary devices. Although the book was set in the 1930’s and published in the 1960‘s, the age of To Kill a Mockingbird does not affect the life...

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“To Kill a Mockingbird”- Research Paper What inspires you? When Nellie Harper Lee was writing about the trial of Tom Robinson, she had a very real case to look to for inspiration in the Scottsboro Boys Trials, from the 1930's. “Those trials showed how history made it clear that in the Deep South of the 1930's, jurors were not willing to accord a black man charged with raping a white woman the usual presumption of innocence” (Linder, “The Trials Of The Scottsboro Boy’s”). In Harpers Lee's...

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Essay Test: To Kill a Mockingbird You will write TWO short essays answers to your choice of TWO of the following questions. Each answer should be 1-2 paragraphs long only- these are not full essays. Before you begin, locate the two questions for which you have prepared. Delete all other options. You now have your own personalized version of this test. Criteria: * Be sure to reference the book (with a quotation or giving a detailed description of a specific scene) 1-2 times for...

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Tasnova Hossain English III Mrs. Denis To Kill a Mockingbird The life of an author can greatly influence and inspire their work. In the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Scout's life, the protagonist, parallels Lee's life in many ways, such as from the similar mischievous personality, rape case, and the familiar setting of where the character was born, which gives background information. It is clear from these many similarities how Lee's own life is...

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