Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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In the novel titled “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee set in Alabama, in a southern county in the era of the Great Depression, between 1933 and 1936 illustrates that to understand and empathize with others, all you need is imagination. Perhaps that is the reason why Harper Lee let it be an innocent girl of almost 6 years to tells the story, because children can use their imagination. However, Jem and Scout met too many people along the story and from each person the children learned something such as don’t prejudge others, be strong in the most difficult times, to never give up and most important to defend innocent people.

Although the narrative part of which is remembering past events and it is considerably higher in the moment that tells the whole story. One issue that seems quite parochial and distant in time, a small village in the southern US in the 30s, surprisingly connects to any modern reader, containing feelings and universal values. Harper Lee wants to teach her audience about the prejudges and the bad things that it brings, in order to accomplish this objective, she leans to a variety of sub plots where any side characters are either victims or promoters of prejudices. The main part of the novel is a speech given by Atticus to the jury trying to defend an African-American from a white society which becomes difficult because there is a white racist society.

Throughout the novel, the children were prejudging a person named Arthur Radley without know him.…

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