The title, To Kill a Mockingbird, refers to the prejudice of Maycomb against the people who have done nothing but good for the community. However, she gave some insight into her themes when, in a rare letter to the editor, she wrote in response to the passionate reaction her book caused: It is a key to understanding the book.
It's the reason for the books Non-P. There was Junior and Mr. Lee even uses dreamlike imagery from the mad dog incident to describe some of the courtroom scenes. See the discussion of high school students' responses to literature, particularly on page When gossipy Miss Stephanie claims she saw Boo Radley staring at her through her window, Miss Maudie icily asks if she moved over in the bed to make room for him.
Horace Gilmer[ edit ] Mr. It focuses on six-year-old Jean Louise Finch nicknamed Scoutwho lives with her older brother, Jeremy nicknamed Jemand their widowed father, Atticus, a middle-aged lawyer.
Chapter 1, section 1 Why do you think the Little Prince says, "That is exactly the way I wanted it" 10. After a series of letters appeared claiming Lett had been falsely accused, his sentence was commuted to life in prison.
That is not our way" What is the responses of the adults. Discuss the importance of saving 50 dollars. The Ewells literally live in the town dump, and most of their worldly possessions are reclaimed junk. Boo Radley is a ghost who haunts the book yet manifests himself at just the right moments in just the right way.
She gets into trouble with Miss Caroline, her teacher, because she is expected to learn reading and writing her way. Lee was a scrappy tomboy who was quick to fight, and Capote was ridiculed for his advanced vocabulary and lisp.
Mayella is played by Collin Wilcox in the film. He presides over the Tom Robinson trial showing great distaste for the Ewells and great respect for Atticus. Read carefully the paragraph beginning, "I looked at Papa. So prevalent are the issues of To Kill a Mockingbird that it has been cited by the American Library of Congress as being second only to the Bible as the book that had made a difference in people's lives.
Use details to describe your idea. Around the middle of the book, Aunt Alexandra decides to leave her husband at Finch's Landing, the Finch family homestead to come stay with the Finches.
Alice always asks for explanations, but do they help. Don't overlook such statements as "held her breath" in your analysis. That was what he had forgotten al these years, or changed with the passage of time to fit with his loneliness.
He's the model of a father that every child wants. Sees Behind Trees 1. He was married, with one son, eight daughters. He went on to do many films and TV episodes he was the "Bonk bonk on the head. Even Scout thinks the idea of women being on the jury is ludicrous and even has an Imagine Spot where she pictures the town's Gossipy Hens holding up the trial asking pointless questions.
Dubose's alarm goes off. Throughout the novel, Scout and Jem thought of Boo Radley as a scary, almost mythical, figure. A "sin' says the grandfather.
Ewell later attempts to murder Jem and Scout Finch with a knife to complete his revenge. Atticus, who works pro-bono some cases. Tom testifies that he had frequently helped Mayella with household chores because he felt sorry for her and the family's difficult life - a statement that shocks the all-white, male jury.
A most interesting analogy. Who is speaking here. Bob Ewell and Mr. The gifts that Mrs. Start studying To Kill A Mockingbird - Chapter 4 study guide.
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Part of the appeal of Harper Lee’s classic is the ever-relevant nature of such themes as love, dignity, justice and freedom. Every child should have the opportunity to experience this literary masterpiece. Main Characters of To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird is narrated from the viewpoint of Scout, a young girl of about six years old who is the daughter of another central character, Atticus Finch.
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