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To Kill a Mockingbird

I think the people of Maycomb who think Dolphus Raymond is evil are the evil ones. Dolphus is one of the few people in Maycomb who treats Negroes as equals, and he has been labeled as an outcast...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2011 2:51 am UTC

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When Atticus begins his cross examination of Mayella, he begins by establishing an overall picture of a horrific existence. Through his questions, the jury learns that Mayella Ewell's mother is...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2012 8:47 pm UTC

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I will be happy to help you with the examples of prejudice in To Kill a Mockingbird, but you will have to organize your essay yourself. THE JURY. Probably the most obvious example of racial...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2011 10:52 am UTC

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There are many more contrasts between these two figures than there are adequate comparisons. Let's first focus on one similarity: Neither has a female counterpart. Atticus's wife has died, and Mr....

Latest answer posted December 2, 2009 10:48 pm UTC

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Latest answer posted February 27, 2012 12:27 am UTC

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The similarities between Scout and her Aunt Alexandra are few, but Atticus' sister does mellow a bit later in the novel, and the two do have a few things in common. They are both dedicated to...

Latest answer posted April 7, 2011 12:14 pm UTC

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Atticus can be seen as a compassionate, loving, and protective father in the novel. He allows the children to make mistakes, discusses their problems with them, and is slow to become angry or lash...

Latest answer posted January 11, 2009 3:00 am UTC

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For Scout, Dill primarily represents friendship and a love interest. You may have noticed that Scout has very few close friends that are her own age; her main playmate when Dill is away from...

Latest answer posted May 22, 2011 1:08 am UTC

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This sounds like a great assignment. It may prove difficult to justify shooting a man 17 times, of course, but writing anything for a specific character’s perspective can encourage you to revisit...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2010 3:48 am UTC

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I'm not sure if I fully understand your question, but the title relates to Atticus's advice to Jem to "kill all the blue jays you want," but that "it's a sin to kill a mockingbird." Literally,...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2012 3:07 pm UTC

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In To Kill A Mockingbird, Atticus Finch, a single father, is very aware of how the environment may affect his children and he has a huge influence on them, even though sometimes life may appear...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2014 4:34 am UTC

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One of the more obvious answers to this question would be the mockingbird. Jem and Scout receive air rifles for Christmas. In chapter 10, Atticus instructs the children to "shoot all the bluejays...

Latest answer posted March 13, 2018 6:24 pm UTC

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This is an interesting question. The introduction of both Walter Cunninghams--father and son--serve to describe one of Maycomb's poorest but honest families; the relatively minor characters will...

Latest answer posted February 19, 2012 11:43 pm UTC

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I can get you started by directing you to some of the places where the novel describes the Radley house. One significant description occurs in chapter one where the Radley family and house are...

Latest answer posted September 26, 2007 12:33 am UTC

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In Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, I cannot think of any character that overcomes political injustice. There are several examples of injustice in the novel. Certainly Boo Radley is treated...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2011 11:57 am UTC

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Dill's book, The Gray Ghost, which Jem later wins on a bet, was a children's novel written by Robert F. Schulkers. It, like the 10 others of the series of novels he wrote, featured Seckatary...

Latest answer posted September 18, 2011 7:49 am UTC

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[eNotes editors can only answer one question per posting. Other questions must be posted separately.] While the lighting, setting and camera shots help to convey the film's theme, I find the actors...

Latest answer posted December 15, 2010 6:12 am UTC

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In multiple places throughout To Kill a Mockingbird, author Harper Lee uses Miss Maudie to reveal further background information about the characters through things Miss Maudie says about them,...

Latest answer posted May 9, 2016 3:38 am UTC

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Latest answer posted January 7, 2009 5:04 am UTC

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