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To Kill a Mockingbird

Author: Harper Lee


Select one of the prompts and write a 3-5 paragraphs essay.


* How do Jem and Scout change during the course of the novel? How do they remain the same?


* Discuss the role of family in To Kill a Mockingbird, paying close attention to Aunt Alexandra.


*What is Atticus’s relationship to the rest of Maycomb? What is his role in the community?


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Kate
Kate
27 jun 2022

The book "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, wrote the book about a black man who got accused of raping. In the book, one of the families, named the Finch Family has the dad Atticus, the older brother Jem, Little sister Scout, Uncle Jack, and Aunt Alexandra. Jem and Scout change throughout the novel because of their growth.

First, Jim, the older brother of Scout, doesn't want to hangout/spend time with Scout, the younger sister. Jim doesn't want to spend time with Scout because he starts to hangout by himself and stays away from Scout since Jem thinks Scout should be more mature. Page 259 "Scout, I think I'm beginning to understand something. This quote shows Jem becoming mature…

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Charles
Charles
22 jun 2022

Originating in Maycomb, two kids named Scout and Jem Finch are brought to be the side plot of Atticus defending a colored man accused for raping. As ordinary white kids, they seem to build a new perspective on racism and soon had the courage to face their own objectives. Throughout the story, Jem and Scout changed their knowledge and behavior by Atticus’s actions.

Jem and Scout changed throughout the book by maturing with the Radley Place without having to deal with the fears of Arthur Radley jumping them. An example in this quote “I took him by the hand, a hand surprisingly warm for its whiteness.”(Chapter 31) represented that Scout was surprised of Boo Radley having such a warm hand…

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Atticus is a well known and an admirable character known for his actions. Being a lawyer, he strives to do the right thing, even if it is not easy. Having done much for his community, he is looked up to. However not everyone agrees that he should be praised. Nonetheless Atticus is a role model and a leader to most of Maycomb, especially to his kids.

Throughout the book, Atticus displays true leader-like qualities, including bravery, equity, and honesty. Showing bravery, Atticus says on page 128, “I wanted you to see what real courage is, it’s when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what”. His explanation to his …

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Chloe
Chloe
16 jun 2022

Think about the job ‘lawyers’. They help convince people that the accused are innocent. Now, think of fictional lawyer characters in a book. Atticus from To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the first people that comes into most book-lover’s minds. Atticus’ role in Maycomb is a leader, a lawyer, and a father.

Atticus’ role in Maycomb is a father. “No matter what anyone says to you, don’t you let ‘em get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change… it’s a good one, even if it does racist learning” (Lee 101) Atticus is a very loving parent, but is always up for teaching his children lessons they need to survive the harsh world. This was told Scout,…

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Charles
Charles
09 jun 2022

In the story “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, Jem and Scout originated from Maycomb with their father Atticus. Atticus was a lawyer in the town and the main role of his side was defending a colored person for being charged by raping. Both Jem and Scout were siblings and throughout the story, they were both ordinary white kids who go to school like a normal person should. In the summer time, they met Dill who seemed to have a huge interest with the Radley Place. The three of them became friends and shared all kinds of ideas with each other. When the kids approached the Radley Place, they seemed to have a huge fear whenever they get near…

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