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Motherly Influence In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Scout tells us that their mother has died but the story might have been altered if the mom was still alive. Many characters personalities, point of view, and the storyline would be modified. People such as Aunt Alexandra and Calpurnia could have been never mentioned in the story. An example would be Aunt Alexandra, if the mother was still alive she probably wouldn’t have moved in with the Finches. “We decided that it would be best for you to have some feminine influence. It won’t be many years, Jean Louise before you become interested in boys” (Lee 170). In this quote Aunt Alexandra is trying to be the motherly influence when she moves in. She tries to give Scout some feminine influence so that she won’t
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