To Kill a Mockingbird: Introductory Notes

2,356 views
2,087 views

Published on

0 Comments
3 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,356
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
28
Comments
0
Likes
3
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

To Kill a Mockingbird: Introductory Notes

  1. 1. Harper Lee (b. 1926)
  2. 2. Published in 1960, her only book won a Pulitzer and became an American classic.
  3. 3. She moved from Alabama to Manhattan to become an author.
  4. 4. Friend and Broadway composer, Michael Brown, gave her a year’s worth of living expenses to write the novel.
  5. 5. The novel contains some autobiographical content.
  6. 6. The trial in the novel was inspired by the famous 1931 case of the Scottsboro boys.
  7. 7. Genre
  8. 8. Southern Gothic
  9. 9. Bildungsroman
  10. 10. Setting
  11. 11. Maycomb, Alabama 1930s
  12. 12. Characters
  13. 13. Plot Lines
  14. 14. Scout, Jem, and Dill are fascinated by the mysterious Boo Radley and want him to come out.
  15. 15. Atticus is chosen to defend Tom Robinson.
  16. 16. Symbols & Motifs
  17. 17. Mockingbirds
  18. 18. The Mad Dog
  19. 19. Themes
  20. 20. Scout Vs. Society
  21. 21. Gender Identity
  22. 22. Empathy
  23. 23. Justice
  24. 24. THE END

×