To Kill a Mockingbird Questions and Answers
by Harper Lee

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How appropriate is the ending of To Kill a Mockingbird? Please include context and quotes!

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I think it is a beautiful ending that satisfies several of what must have been Harper Lee's intentions in completing her story. Bob Ewell's Halloween attack on the children and Boo Radley's heroic appearance to save Jem's and Scout 's lives successfully ties in the two main plots of the book. Bob gets what he deserves, and Scout finally lives out her fantasy of meeting Boo. Scout sees her neighborhood from a whole new perspective as she...

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