Juxtaposition In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In the book To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee used many literary techniques throughout the chapters. One technique she used is juxtaposition and occurred in part one, between chapters ten and eleven. Juxtaposition is a comparison tool, used by putting two things next to each other for comparison. Jem and Scout developed different views from chapter ten to eleven showed by this comparison. Harper Lee's decision to juxtapose the events which happen is chapter ten and eleven highlight the lesson they learn. At the beginning of chapter ten, Scout and Jem did not think her father participated in activities or had qualities that many of the fathers of her peers had. She said at the start of chapter ten, "Our father didn't do anything. He worked

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