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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee from . Note to Teachers, 75 Questions for Class Discussion, Topics for Research and Writing Projects.
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Scout fears Boo Radley and believes if she comes into contact with him (an event Jem and Dill attempt to make come about) she will have no future, 8775 8766 You all 8767 ve gone crazy, he 8767 ll kill us 8767 8776 (Lee, 6965, p. 57).
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Harper Lee attacks the stereotype of the promiscuous and sexually voracious black man, but she endorses the stereotype of “White trash”, in the Ewell family. In the USA there are many people who disapprove of dependency on the state, and on welfare payments – both the poor Cunninghams and the wealthy (but emotionally poor) Radleys are proud of their self-reliance.
To Kill a Mockingbird Thesis Statements and Essay Topics
In the novel, while we associate the mockingbird generally with weak and defenceless people, there are two characters who are more explicitly likened to the bird. These are Tom Robinson and Arthur Radley. Why are these two like the mockingbird?
If you are a student writing about To Kill a Mockingbird , you may need at some points to quote others, for example those who call Atticus a nigger-lover. Use quotation marks to show that it is someone else’s words that you are writing.
Atticus addresses the jury with a passionate speech on equality as he entreats them to come up with a 8775 not guilty 8776 verdict:
.there is one way in this country in which all men are created equal-there is one human institution that makes a pauper the equal of a Rockefeller, the stupid man the equal of an Einstein and the ignorant man the equal of a college president. That institution, gentlemen, is a court and in our courts all men are created equal. (Lee, 6965, pp. 766-767)
The story of . Lawrence , the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
It is Mayella 8767 s deprivation of love and human kindness that drives her to tempt Tom to make love to her, 8775 As Tom Robinson gave his testimony, it came to me that Mayella Ewell must have been the loneliest person in the world 8776 (Lee, 6965, p. 766) Bob Ewell 8767 s hatred toward Negroes and desire to cover up his own wrong doings toward his daughter motivate him to accuse Tom of the crime.
As an example of how the Objective Story progresses from Memory to the Subconscious, Atticus recollects with Uncle Jack the way Maycomb always reacts to conflict between blacks and whites, and the primitive anger that accompanies it:
I hope and pray I can get Jem and Scout through it without bitterness, and most of all, without catching Maycomb 8767 s usual disease. Why reasonable people go stark raving mad when anything involving a Negro comes up, is something I don 8767 t pretend to understand (Lee, 6965 p. 98)
As Dill leaves to go home 8775 he evidently remembered he was engaged to me, for he ran back out and kissed me swiftly in front of Jem 8776 (Lee, 6965, p. 66) and so forth.
Scout spends a considerable amount of time fantasizing about ever meeting Boo, as she looks for him each time she passes by his house, 8775 8766 You aren 8767 t starting that again, are you? 8767 said Atticus one night, when I expressed a stray desire just to have one good look at Boo Radley before I died. 8766 If you are, I 8767 ll tell you right now: stop it 8767 8776 (Lee, 6965, p. 767).