Essays Tagged: "List of To Kill a Mockingbird characters"

Atticus and Scout Finch.

was feeble he was nearly fifty". He wears glasses and is tall. Atticus is a great father because he listens to all of his children's side of the story He is also experienced. Scout and Jem say he cant ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bombing Of Darwin 1942

s actually taken the time to get to know Boo and learn his ways. The entire town's folk have simply listened to the rumours and taken them as being true. Boo Radley is simply a miss understood, quiet ...

(3 pages) 42 2 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Analytical Essay based on the novel To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee.

rother's name is Jem Finch and her father's name is Atticus Finch. Their family resides in the town of Maycomb County, Alabama. The story takes place in the 1930's during The Great Depression. Through ... epression. Throughout the novel, Scout re-tells her experiences as a child growing up during an age of racism and oppression. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, it is a sin to kill a mockingbird.Mock ...

(3 pages) 139 4 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How are Atticus's attitudes to prejudice demonstrated within the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee?

In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch is seen almost as a pillar of society, a champion of the Negroes' cause in a white man's world. This is demonstrated in several ... the way that Atticus attempts to bring up Scout and Jem in a way that they will also share his view of the world when they grow older.Atticus lives by his philosophy that it is a sin not to try to do ...

(3 pages) 21 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Atticus Finch: A Just Man

Atticus Finch is one of the best male role models in American Literature. This instrumental character in To Kill a Mockin ... ed fairness in every situation and never needed to reconsider his position on any issue. This sense of righteousness was displayed no matter the situation, making him consistent in his beliefs. ... them about taboo subjects like racism. When asked a question, Atticus answered honestly regardless of the subject. Scout once asked him why people behave a certain way, so he explained, "You never un ...

(2 pages) 24 1 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

How Atticus in To Kill A Mockingbird does not fit the stereotypes of the community.

Maycomb, a small town south of Alabama, is where this Pulitzer prize winning novel is set. In this essay, I will be looking at t ... set. In this essay, I will be looking at the characters in the novel who don't fit the stereotypes of the very stereotypical Maycomb County.The people and family's have various classes within the ver ... is hierarchy is somewhat overcomplicated, and this constantly baffles the children. The fairly well-off Finches are near the top of Maycombs social hierarchy. The ignorant and very much poor Cunningha ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A book report on Harper Lee`s "To kill a mockingbird"

A book report Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird"This is the story of a lawyer's effort to defend a wrongly accused black man without sacrificing the innocence of his ... nd slowly the prejudice and ignorance and the double standards that permeate this town unravels.One of the main characters is Atticus Finch, Maycomb's leading attorney and also a father of two childre ... also a father of two children, Jean Louise "Scout " Finch, and Jeremy "Jem" Finch. He is the voice of reason in this town and in the novel. Atticus dispenses the wisdom and logic that is the core of ...

(9 pages) 63 2 4.8 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

The Analysis of Scout Finch: "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

r Lee uses many great writing techniques to create vivid characters in "To Kill a Mockingbird". One of the most defined characters as well as interesting is Scout Finch, the young daughter of Atticus ... esting is Scout Finch, the young daughter of Atticus and loving sister to Jem. Scout is a girl full of many qualities. Three of Scout's salient characteristics, which contribute to her charm but also ...

(3 pages) 18321 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Article on the Maycomb Rape Trial in "To Kill A Mockingbird".

The Start of the Maycomb Rape TrialMaycomb, Alabama- The Tom Robinson trial has just begun and so there is no ... For those of you who are just learning about the case: Tom Robinson, a young black man, is accused of rape by Mayella Ewell, a 19 year old girl. The trial began with Judge Taylor's presiding and then ... icer of the county, began by testifying. He began with saying that on November 21 Bob Ewell, father of victim and 7 others, came to him claiming Mayella had been raped by Mr. Robinson. He continued wi ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Attcius Finch in "To Kill A Mockingbird"

yer, is a very compassionate person, and a person who is not afraid to challenge the unwritten laws of the South. In the trial of Tom Robinson, Atticus decides to defend Tom to the best of his ability ... to defend Tom or let an inexperienced lawyer have the case, but Atticus accepts the case with a lot of thought. He accepts the case because he could not be a good parent to his children, in which sett ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Atticus Finch's portrayal in "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee is far too idealistic. Discuss

rd" Atticus Finch was portrayed as the ideal man. This presentation of Atticus Finch is far too idealistic. Atticus never waivers from behaving perfectly, so perfectly that he exhibits no human foible ... rfectly, so perfectly that he exhibits no human foibles. The portrait painted of him is far too idealistic; he always acts courageously and morally, he is a model father and he has no prejudices despi ...

(4 pages) 27 1 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Analysis on "To Kill a Mockingbird"

ly sings other birds' songs. Therefore, the mockingbird is seen through the other birds. The people of Maycomb only knew Boo Radley and Tom Robinson by what others said about them. Both of these chara ... omes outside from his house or associates with anyone in the neighbourhood. The children are afraid of him and consider him evil, because of all the stories they heard about him from the people in May ...

(4 pages) 101 0 3.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Aunt Alexandra in "To Kill A Mockingbird", by Harper Lee

Aunt Alexandra comes to the Finch residence at the end of chapter twelve, declaring that the family decided that it would be best for Scout and Jem to have ... upon the family, and uses the term “the family decided” to make her an even greater point of authority in the Finch family. Usually her dictations give her chances to impress her views on ot ... increase the family name and work towards the “ideal” family that she envisions. Examples of her “tyranny” include the time she made Atticus attempt to impress on the children  ...

(2 pages) 4091 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

BENDING THE LAW

In a courtroom, the judge has the final decision, but should the law be taken into the hands of people with less authority? What would happen if someone found out that the law was not followed ... times, an individual realizes that if a situation reaches the point where it is brought to a higher official, many things could go wrong. There might not be enough evidence to prove the truth, even th ...

(3 pages) 450 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Balanced Society Of The Good And Evil

Maycomb: A balanced Society of the Good and Evil Essay written by: Allan The novel To Kill a Mocking Bird written by Harper Lee ... six-year-old girl named Scout. The novel The Catcher In the RyeThe story focuses on the maturation of Scout and her elder brother Jem in the "tired old town" of Maycomb, Alabama, in the 1930's. The s ... town" of Maycomb, Alabama, in the 1930's. The story takes place in Maycomb, a classic southern town of that era, a town full of gossip, tradition and burdened with a legacy of racism and prejudice. Je ...

(7 pages) 1147 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Authorial Techniques For To Kill A Mockingbird

ing to harm others. Tom Robinson is one such mockingbird. Mr. B.B. Underwood, the newspaper editorialist, compared Tom's death to that of murder of songbirds. This is appropriate. Tom had never done a ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Atticus made a remark in chapter three of To Kill

Atticus made a remark in chapter three of To Kill a Mocking Bird that has been apparent throughout the novel thus far. He stated, "You neve ... ovel thus far. He stated, "You never understand a person until you consider things from their point of view" This quote has a lot of meaning especially because the entire town of Maycomb mistreats peo ... ats people because of their lifestyle and their personal history.Scout's actions are great examples of harassing people because of their lifestyle. This is shown when Scout says to Miss Caroline " The ...

(1 pages) 908 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Atticus is obviously the most important person in To Kill

Atticus is obviously the most important person in To Kill A Mockingbird. At the beginning of the novel there is little indication of this because Scout and Jem show very little respect towar ... respect toward him. They are even embarrassed by his age because he doesn't hunt and fish like all of the other parents. However, we quickly see that almost everybody in Maycomb respects him. Scout a ...

(1 pages) 1053 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mocking Bird How is it beneficial to people if they read it?

Essay-To Kill a MockingbirdRight from kindergarten, children are taught the importance of treating everyone equally. The book, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, should be taught at sch ... and how we comprehend it. To begin with, teachers are able to teach students about dialect, figure of speech, and other literacy devices. For instance, the quote from Atticus, "...It's a sin to kill ... view or opinion on Boo Radley. Finally, a reader can read the book to learn about the southern part of the USA, and compare and contrast it with the present. Therefore, a reader can compare the educat ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

To kill a mockingbird

ssic because it conveys a good message about equality that can apply to any reader. The novel is realistic and entertaining, informative and emotional and it shows just how far in the wrong direction ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee