Essay about To Kill a Mocking Bird Mwds

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Grant Schroeder
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Major Works Data Sheet: Do not cut/paste from a website, which is a form of plagiarism. Title: To Kill a MockingBird | Biographical information about the author: | Author: Harper Lee | Born April 28, 1926Grew up in a small townFather was a lawyerOnly novel publishedWon Pulitzer prize | Pub. Date: 1960 | Genre: Historical Fiction | Historical information about the period of publication or setting of the novel: | Post Civil war social classes rich plantation owners Middle class businesses and professionals lower classmade up of laborers and blacks Great Depression Dust Bowl |
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The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience." Atticus - “.... Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.” Scout - Atticus was right. One time he said you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them. Just standing on the Radley porch was enough. Tate - “.... Let the dead bury the dead.” Atticus - “....This case is as simple as black and white.” | The significance of this quote is that it shows us why Atticus took the Tom Robinson case. He explain to Jem many times that if he did not take this case he could not look his children in the eye. He did this case because he knew it was the right thing to do. This quote is was a lot of the story revolves around. This is the first time the reference of a mockingbird is mentioned and shown to symbolize innocence. This quote shows how far Scout has come in her maturity. She now understands her fathers advise of walking in other people's shoes. This is a memorable quote because it is after Bob was killed by Boo and shows that Tate refuses to

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