Themes In Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird

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İrem Yılmaz IED 134 Study Skills and Research Techniques Dr. Aslı DEĞİRMENCİ 09.05.2015 TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD To Kill a Mockingbird is a well known book written by Harper Lee in 1960.It set in the Southern America. The prejudice, racism and justice of that time of America are the main themes that are seen in this book. This essay will be studied about the racism, feminity, prejudice, social inequality and ethics told through the little girl’s eyes, Scout’s. It has published in 1960 in New York by Warner Books, Inc. Even it has published in 1960, it is clear to see the life style of 1930s america. And it has a biographic value for the author, harper lee. The main characters represents anyone in her life in Alabama. Scout, as herself, is a lttle girl who lives with her brother, father and caretaker in Maycomb and also with her summer firende Dill. Jem is her brother. Atticus is their father and a lawyer. He lost his wife in their early marriage. Dill is a boy who has a great imaginary World and he joins yhe children when he comes to maycomb to his aunt in summer holidays. In this novel, Harper lee tells the story of two children’s growing up in a small town, maycomb and their lawyer father, atticus who represents the black man that accused of raping a White woman. The novel set in Maycomb which is a small town in Southern Alabama, like Harper Lee 's hometown, Monroeville. “Maycomb was an old town, but it was a tired old town when I first knew it. In rainy
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