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    Harper Lee is a famous American author known for her classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird. To this day, many schools teach the book as a part of their English curriculum. Harper Lee was born in Monroeville, Alabama on April 28, 1926 as Nelle Harper Lee. She was the youngest out of four children, she had 2 older sisters, Alice and Louise, and 1 brother named Edwin. Her father was a lawyer and a member of the Alabama state legislature. He was also a former newspaper editor. Lee's mother was a housewife

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    Williams 1 Harper Lee: Times and Life Research Paper Harper Lee’s Life Story Have you ever wondered who wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird” or who is the author that wrote it? Well I’m here telling you who that author is. The author who made the book is named Nelle Harper Lee but she is just called Harper Lee on the book. This paper is on Harper Lee’s life and times during the 1900’s. She is known from her best-selling book,

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    Harper Lee Myths

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    A Writer In The Making A writer, who’s famous for an award winning book that created a reaction throughout the nation. Harper Lee is famous for writing the book ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’, which is now renowned for being a classic of modern American literature. Lee had grown up in Alabama to Frances Finch and Amasa Lee, along with her siblings Edwin, Alice, and Louise. As Lee grew up, she had been introduced at a young age to racial injustice through her father, who as a Southern lawyer, would have

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    Nelle Harper Lee

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    Nelle Harper Lee, better known as Harper Lee, is best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning best seller book To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman. She is the only author to ever get the Pulitzer Prize with her first book. Lee’s life began in 1926 in a small town of Monroeville, Alabama where she was born and was the youngest of four children. Lee’s father was a lawyer and a member of the Alabama State Legislature, however, her mother was mentally ill and rarely left the house. Lee grew

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    people have been wrongfully shot by the police. These people show modern example of the motif of mockingbirds in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. The book takes place in rural Alabama during the Great Depression, a time when lynching black men for false crimes was common. One of these men, Tom Robinson, is accused of rape by Mayella Ewell and is to be defended by Atticus Finch in trial. Lee expresses how it is wrong to harm those who did nothing to bother others, or ‘mockingbirds’, using the characters

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    Monroeville,Alabama. Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926. She was the youngest of four children. Her father, Amasa Lee , was a lawyer, a member of the Alabama state legislature and he also owned part of the local newspaper. Her father was quite wealthy. For most of Harper’s life, her mother, Frances Cunningham Finch Lee, suffered from a mental illness, which caused her to barely leave the house. She was once diagnosed to have a bipolar disorder. Most of Harper Lee’s childhood was spent with

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    world-wide recognition to the many faces of prejudice is an accomplishment of its own. Author Harper Lee has had the honor to accomplish just that through her novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, a moving and inspirational story about a young girl learning the difference between the good and the bad of the world. In the small town of Monroeville, Alabama, Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926. Growing up, Harper Lee had three siblings: two sisters and an older brother. She and her siblings grew up modestly

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    Mockingbird: How a Story could be based on True Events in Everyday LifeDaisy GaskinsCoastal Pines Technical College Harper Lee was born in Monroeville, Alabama. Her father was a former newspaper editor and proprietor, who had served as a state senator and practiced as a lawyer in Monroeville. Also Finch was known as the maiden name of Lee’s mother. With that being said Harper Lee became a writer like her father, but she became a American writer, famous for her race relations novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”

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    Though Harper Lee only published two novels, her accomplishments are abundant. Throughout her career Lee claimed: the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Fiction, and Quill Award for Audio Book. Lee was also inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. This honor society is a huge accomplishment and is considered the highest recognition for artistic talent and accomplishment in the United States. Along with these accomplishments, her

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    “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view”… (Atticus finch, Lee 34). The novel To kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a masterpiece that takes readers to explore how human behave. The feelings, conflicts, meanings, reasons, love, cruelty, kindness and humor within the book is what makes the book a necessity to the reader. Harper Lee showed throughout her book how a damage and cruel society looks like. Lee’s view of the word “morality” is what gives the

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