Kill A Mocking Bird By Harper Lee

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To Kill a Mocking Bird is a written narrative by Harper Lee. The story is a linked sequence of conflict as seen through the eyes of a little girl named Scout. It looks back at a time when social injustice of prejudice was prevalent. The story if full of interesting characters, some good and some bad, but each very important to the plot of the story. It is very important to understand each of character’s views and the plot of the story as it plays an important role in the overall theme of the story.
Famed author Ms. Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926, in Monroeville, Alabama. Lee is renowned author known best for To Kill a Mocking Bird (1960). She was the youngest of four children and grew up as a tomboy in a small town. Her father was a lawyer, a member of the Alabama state legislature and also owned part of the local newspaper. Her mother suffered from a mental illness believed to be bipolar disorder and spent much of her life a recluse in her own home. In high school, Lee developed an interest in English Literature. She attended an all-female college in Montgomery. True to her tomboy ways Lee could have cared less about fashion, make-up or dating. Instead, Lee focused on her studies and writing. She was a member of the literary honor society and the glee club. After college, Lee became a literary success with the publishing of To Kill a Mockingbird in 1960. In November 2007, President Bush presented Lee with the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her “outstanding…
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