Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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In the riveting masterpiece of a novel To Kill A Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, the small town of Maycomb is awakened by the events that occur in the juvenile years of the main character who goes by Scout. Formally known as Jean Louise Finch, Scout leads readers through roughly a third of a decade in the sleepy old town in which she inhabits. Through this time frame, there is one event that reveals the true personalities of the townspeople. The event that caused such a powerful awakening in the town is the trial of a man named Tom Robinson. The reason for the improvement of the existence of the trial is due to the fact that Tom Robinson is a black man who is accused of raping a young white girl. The steps taken to resolve the case turn out a new version of the men and women in the county. For this reason, the novel itself has an impact on the readers and the characters. All from oneself to the author can recognize the impact the book has on them as well as the characters within it.
As a reader, I myself, have made multiple connections to the novel. First off, personally I have taken notice of the Finch family and altered it slightly so that it would match my own. Being the youngest of two siblings, I immediately made connections to Scout; another similarity I found was the fact that my father is in fact a lawyer just like Atticus. These may be connections on the smaller side of the scale, but they put me in a position from where I can see the motives behind the actions…

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