Symbolism In Harper Lee's 'Indiana'

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Mr. Black, the U.S. Geography teacher, wants his class to see the world of Indiana. He asks the students to get into pairs and "wander” the state see the sights it has to offer. Finch,immediately recognizes that this project can be used to symbolize what life is truly like. He tells Violet: "We also have to be willing to go where the road takes us. This means the grand, the small, the bizarre, the poetic, the beautiful, the ugly, the surprising. Just like life." Due to the not so great reputation Indiana has of itself , Finch and Violet don’t expect to have as good of a time as they did. At one point, Finch tells Violet: "I feel like I just walked through the back of the wardrobe and into Narnia." The extraordinary places they visit sound
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