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                           “To Kill a Mockingbird”

                        By Harper Lee

“To Kill a Mocking Bird” is a novel about racism, growing up and small town life. The story is based in the southern states of America in the 1930s during the great depression in the “tired old town” of Maycomb. The story follows the finch’s family and is narrated by scout finch. Scout is a young girl who recounts everything she sees and hears in the town during a turbulent time as Scouts father Atticus is defending a black man accused of rape. The novel deals with deals with the subjects of racism and discrimination and is one of the most accomplished books on the subject I have read. One of the main themes of the book is how scout grows up and becomes mature with a good idea about the world.

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At the beginning of the book Scout starts school and she has problems with it because she can already read and her teacher doesn’t like that so she tells her that she is reading wrong. She doesn’t like this because she loved to read with her father Atticus. After her first day she decides she doesn’t want to go to school but Atticus compromises with her and they decided that she has to go to school and in return Atticus will keep reading to her. Scout understands what is happening now, so she has learned a lesson from it. ...

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