Characterization Of Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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She also based most of scout finch’s characterization on her past and childhood. Some examples are Scout was a tomboy so was Lee, Scout had no mother and Lee’s mother was Abusive to her, Scout read on her father’s lap so did Lee, etc.
She grew up in kansas so she had a good idea of prejudice and inequality from her childhood which again made it easy for to create the Character Scout
She wrote this during the civil rights movement when there was a large inequality for African American people in the U.S.
She wrote it to help people put themselves into other people’s shoes. And to help people understand the perils of prejudice.
She was the first author to win a Pulitzer Prize on their first book ever, and for a while it was her only book too. To Kill a Mockingbird is a record breaking american classic.
“Black” (143)
“White” (232)
“Race” (233)
1954 Brown vs board of education was a case in the supreme court that stated segregation in schools was illegal. This was said to spark the civil rights movement. This was all happening while Harper Lee was writing To Kill a Mockingbird.
On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus for a white man. She was arrested. This led to the montgomery bus boycott a large event in the civil rights movement. This is significant to the piece because this also was happening when Lee was writing To Kill a Mockingbird, and it also took
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