To kill a mockingbird

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To kill a mockingbird

  1. 1. By:Jia wu To Kill a Mockingbird
  2. 2. Summary • To Kill a Mockingbird took place in 1932 Maycomb, Alabama, where it was full of racism. • The novel is told from the point of view of a six year old, Scout Finch • Scout is directly exposed to the prejudice of Maycomb a)once her father Atticus took on the case to defend a black man, Tom Robinson. b)Through Boo Radley, the reclusive and creepy neighbor
  3. 3. •He never leaves his house •Given monster-like qualities from the rumors in town
  4. 4. •Accused of raping Mayella Ewells •He dies due to the unjust and biased conviction
  5. 5. •The Finch family •Boo Radley •Tom Robinson and the black community
  6. 6. Work Cited Bussey, Jennifer. “Critical Essay on „Conscience of the Court". Short Stories for Students. Ed. Ira Mark Milne. Vol. 21. Detroit: Gale, 2005. Literature Resource Center. Web. 4 Aug. 2013. Felty, Darren. "An overview of To Kill a Mockingbird." Literature Resource Center. Detroit:Gale, 2013. Literature Resource Center. Web. 4 Aug. 2013. Lee, Harper. “To Kill a Mockingbird.” New York City: Grand Central Publishing, 1960. Print Kasper, Annie. "General semantics in To Kill a Mockingbird." ETC.: A Review of General Semantics 63.3 (2006): 272+. Literature Resource Center. Web. 4 Aug. 2013 Smykowski, Adam. "Symbolism and Racism in To Kill a Mockingbird." Readings on "To Kill a Mockingbird". Ed. Terry O'Neill. San Diego, Calif.: Greenhaven Press, 2000. 52-56. Rpt. in Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Jeffrey W. Hunter. Vol. 194. Detroit: Gale, 2005. Literature Resource Center. Web. 4 Aug. 2013.

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