Harper Lee Discussion Topics

Discussion Topics

(Masterpieces of American Literature)

What does To Kill a Mockingbird gain from being narrated retrospectively? What qualities are lost in this type of narration?

How does Harper Lee develop the character of Boo Radley?

What principles of plot construction does Lee master most thoroughly in her novel?

Does the film version of To Kill a Mockingbird magnify the character of Atticus Finch beyond his status in the novel?