Summary Of The Novel To Kill A Mockingbird

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To Kill a MockingBird Essay In the novel, Lee writes about Scout, Jem, and Dill's early life and of them growing up. Taking place during the Great Depression, around the 1920’s, there are still no civil rights and the world is much different than it is today. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee argues that the task of parenting during this time period, as well as in the present, is a difficult task to overcome. In the novel an example of this occurring is at school, Scout is told not to continue her readings with Atticus. Miss Caroline tells Scout, ”Your father does not know how to teach. You may have a seat now.”(Lee 24) Scout comes home and tells this to Atticus. She tells him that she does not want to go back to school. As a
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