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Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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In To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout Finch and her brother, Jem, and their widowed father, Atticus, lived in town name Maycomb in Alabama. Because of the Great Depression everyone in Maycomb is suffering. The people who are farmers in Maycomb had a hard time harvesting. However, Atticus’s job, a lawyer can support his family’s needs. Jem and Scout met a boy named Dill, who has come to live in their neighborhood during the summer time. Dill, Scout, and Jem became curious about the rumors of Boo Radley, who stabbed his father in the leg. Jem, Scout, and Dill tried getting Boo Radley out of the house. Atticus told the kids to stop bothering Boo Radley and try to see life from another person’s perspective before making judgments. Later on, Scout and Jem found gifts that were left for them in a hole of a tree on the Radley property that was eventually filled with cement by Boo Radley’s brother, Nathan Radley. Scout and Jem begins the adventure of experiencing adulthood. Maycomb is a racist white community because a black man named Tom Robinson, who has been accused of raping a white woman. Atticus agreed to defend Tom. One day Calpurnia, the Finches’ black cook, takes Jem and scout to the local black church. When Tom’s trail begins, a mob gathers to execute Tom at a local jail. Jem and Scout sneaked out of the house and saw the mob. Scout recognizes one of the men, and her polite questioning about his son shames him into dispersing the mob. In the trial the accuser, Bob Ewell felt
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