• Kill A Mockingbird Prejudice Church Town
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    Prejudice has been present for many years in many countries. Almost everyone has been affected by prejudice either directly or indirectly. The definition of the word prejudice is the preconceived opinion of a person or thing. Almost every one has prejudged someone before meeting him or her or before getting to know them. There are many ways in which one is prejudged such as gender, age, race, religion, the way one dresses etc. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird the lesson the author portrait the...
  • To Kill A Mockingbird Notes
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    To Kill A Mockingbird - Chapters 18-19 Summary Mayella testifies next, a reasonably clean nineteen-year- old girl who is obviously terrified. She says that she called Tom Robinson inside the fence that evening and offered him a nickel to break up a dresser for her, and that once he got inside the house he grabbed her and took advantage of her. In Atticus' cross-examination, Mayella reveals that she has seven siblings to care for, a drunken father, and no friends. Then Atticus examines her testim...
  • Mrs Dubose Page Chapter Talking
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    To Kill A Mockingbird: Great Quotes by the CharactersAtticusRespectful of other people Talking about Bob Ewell spitting in his face): 'I wish Bob Ewellwouldn't chew tobacco.' Page 220 Chapter 23 Responding to Jem talking about Mrs. Dubose not being a lady:'s he was. She had her own views about things, a lot different from mine, maybe... son, I told you that if you hadn't lost your head I'd have made you go and read to her. I wanted you to see something about her-I wanted you to see what real co...
  • Two Great Works Kill A Mockingbird
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    Two Great Works Thesis Statement: The morals and themes in both the book and the movie are parallel in the story of racism and Alabama life in the 1930's told through a young girl's eyes (Scout). I. Introduction A. Comparing the book to the movie. Challenges of director II. Differences between movie and book A. Characters 1. Aunt Alexandra 2. Miss Maudie B. Morals and themes of the book the are same III. Deletions of situations that appear in book and not in the movie. Mrs. Dubose and Jem's le...
  • Prejudice In To Kill A Mocking Bird
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    To kill a Mocking Bird could be considered a reliable and unexaggerated portrait of southern Americans prejudice because the author Harper Lee based Maycomb the setting for the book and the character Atticus. On the real place and people. Monroeville and Harper Lees farther who was a lawyer. Monroeville was also Harper Lees hometown and this gave her reasons to know the society as deeply as she does. The people of Monroeville and other places in the South America recognised themselves and the pa...
  • Tom Robinson Scout Jem Atticus
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    To Kill A Mockingbird I. About the Author II. Characters III. Theme - Prejudice IV. Chapter Summaries ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28 1926 in Monroeville Alabama. Monroeville is in southwest Alabama, about halfway between Montgomery and Mobile. She is the youngest of four children of A masa Coleman Lee and Frances Finch Lee. She has two sisters, Alice and Louise and one brother, Edwin. Harper Lee attended Huntingdon College 1944-45, studied law at University of Alabama 1...
  • To Kill A Mockingbird Analysis
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    "'Forgot to tell you the other day that besides playing the Jew's Harp, Atticus Finch was the deadest shot in Maycomb County in his time.' " (P. 98) The speaker of this excerpt is fellow friend and neighbour, Miss Maudie, who is having a conversation with Scout and Jem. Miss Maudie's words were uttered shortly after Atticus had shot a mad dog, Tom Johnson, with a rifle. To his own displeasure, Atticus' heroic performance was before his stunned family, his neighbourhood, and even the sheriff of M...
  • To Kill A Mockingbird
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    To Kill a Mockingbird Nelle Harper Lee used her life as part of her storyline in To Kill a Mockingbird. Mockingbird won many award like the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. Her story was also turned into an Academy award winning film and an English play. To Kill a Mockingbird is a story about friendships, racism, and injustices. ABOUT NELLE HARPER LEE She was born on April 28, 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She studied law at the University of Alabama from 1945-1949, and then spent a year as an exchange s...
  • Prejudice In To Kill A Mockingbird
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    Prejudice is arguably the most prominent theme of the novel. It is directed towards groups and individuals in the Maycomb community. Prejudice is linked with ideas of fear superstition and injustice. Racial prejudice consumed the mob (pg 166), which wished to prevent Tom even gaining a court hearing, the most basic form of justice. This is probably the fiercest form of prejudice in the novel. The abolition of slavery after the civil war gave blacks the same legal position as many whites in Ameri...
  • Chapters 1 6 To Kill A Mocking
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    The first five chapters of To Kill a Mockingbird introduce the setting, atmosphere, theme, and many different characters, who have unique characteristics. The theme of prejudice is also developed in this introductory section. The Finch family and some of their neighbours are introduced as well, along with important elements such as the Radley house. The Radley house is an important element of mystery in the beginning chapters. As Scout was describing the setting, she described the mysterious ho...
  • Miss Maudie Scout Aunt Alexandra
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    As girls grow in life, they mature and change into women. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Scout, the main character, begins to mature into a woman. In the beginning of the book, she is a tomboy who cannot wait to pick a fistfight with anyone, but at the end, she lowers her fists because her father, Atticus, tells her not to fight. Scout's views of womanhood, influenced by how Aunt Alexandra, Miss Maudie, and Calpurnia act, make her think more about becoming a woman and less of...
  • Miss Maudie Book Movie Pageant
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    There were many differences between the To Kill a Mockingbird the movie and the book with the same title and story line. One difference was that the movie didn't show Miss Maudie's house getting burned down, and in the book, Miss Maudie house did burn down. Another was the emotional difference between the movie and the book. The third difference was that in the book, the pageant was described, but the movie did not show the pageant. In the book Miss Maudie's house burned down, while in the movi...
  • Miss Maudie Atticus Scout Jem
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    Part 1 Chapter 1-81. Chapter 1 introduces readers to the town of Maycomb, , its inhabitants, and the particular attitudes of many of its people. Find a sentence or a paragraph which illustrates each of the following attitudes / ideas. Quote at least a portion of the sentence or paragraph and give page number. a. pride in ancestry and 'tradition''tired old town' - p. 9 b. pride in conformity and distrust of those who are different " Maycomb County had recently been told that it had nothing to fe...
  • Aunt Alexandra Scout Jem Atticus
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    CH. 1 Scout, the narrator, remembers the summer that her brother Jem broke his arm, and she looks back over the years to recall the incidents that led to that climactic event. Scout provides a brief introduction to the town of Maycomb, Alabama and its inhabitants, including her widowed father Atticus Finch, attorney and state legislator; Calpurnia, their "Negro" cook and housekeeper; and various neighbors. The story starts with the first summer that Scout and Jem meet Dill, a little boy from Mer...
  • To Kill A Mocking Bird Film An
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    To Kill A Mocking Bird A Comparison of The Novel and The Film There are many differences between the movie and the book. First the positive points: This film attaches faces to Scout, Jem, Miss Maudie, and Dill, since no description of their faces is given in the book. Also, the film has some genuinely hilarious moments, particularly the scene where Scout is dressed as a ham and walking through the forest. Another good point is that the acting was superb and a treat to watch. Gregory Peck, who pl...
  • Boo Radley Stephanie Miss Town
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    Boo Radley: Misjudged By Many It's simple to judge others before actually getting to know them. In Harper Lees novel, To Kill A Mockingbird Boo Radley, the neighborhood eccentric, is often misjudged by the community. Stephanie Crawford, the neighborhood gossip, makes up many stories about the Radley. She justifies that she knows everything there is to know about them. An interesting story she revealed about Boo Radley was that she saw him watching her through her window in the middle of the nigh...
  • Mrs Dubose Page Chapter Talking
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    To Kill A Mockingbird: Great Quotes by the Characters Atticus Respectful of other people Talking about Bob Ewell spitting in his face): "I wish Bob Ewell wouldn't chew tobacco." Page 220 Chapter 23 Responding to Jem talking about Mrs. Dubose not being a lady: "She was. She had her own views about things, a lot different from mine, maybe... son, I told you that if you hadn't lost your head I'd have made you go and read to her. I wanted you to see something about her-I wanted you to see what real ...
  • Jem And Scout Atticus Prejudice People
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    Exploration the Theme of Prejudice in Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird is set in Maycomb county, Alabama during the 1930 s. The main theme is in the form of prejudice; age, gender, race, and the classification of people according to their social class. Prejudice is very well explored in this novel, especially racism. During the 1930 s blacks were highly discriminated and life was also hard in those days, due to high levels of poverty. Lee uses each character ...
  • Miss Maudie Atkinson One Life House
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    In Harper Les's novel To Kill a Mockingbird Miss Maudie Atkinson is not only a neighbor and friend to the Finch's but also a respectful, passionate, and upright member of Maycomb. Miss Maudie upholds a strong moral code and shares Atticus's passion for justice. As part of her morals she is both respectful of others and passionate about life. Unlike the other women in town Miss Maudie minds her own business and behaves with integrity. When Stephanie Crawford says, "She woke up in the middle of t...
  • Aunt Alexandra Scout Children Prejudice
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    To Kill A Mockingbird was written around a time where Jim Crow laws and interracial marriage laws were in affect. This novel focused a lot on prejudice and the relationships between whites and African Americans in the southern United States. Maycomb had very different rules for blacks and whites. There were many incidents where prejudice was explored and experienced by the town. Jem and Scout learned a lot about prejudice from Atticus, Miss Maudie, Aunt Alexandra, Calpurnia, and the town. Preju...