Literature Study GuidesJust Mercy A Story Of Justice And Redemption

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption | Study Guide

Bryan Stevenson

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Overview

Author

Bryan Stevenson

Year Published

2014

Type

Nonfiction

Genre

Memoir

Perspective and Narrator

Just Mercy is narrated in the first person by the author.

Tense

Just Mercy is narrated in the past tense.

About the Title

Bryan Stevenson comments on the meaning of the title in Chapter 16, reflecting upon Walter McMillian's death. He states that McMillian genuinely forgave the people who caused him pain, even if they didn't forgive him. Stevenson states, "Just mercy toward others ... allowed [McMillian] to recover a life worth celebrating." Therefore, Stevenson believes that mercy toward others is necessary to redeem oneself.

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