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to-kill-a-mockingbird-harper-leeCopyright © 2016 Course Hero, Inc.Sources: The New Yorker, SlateOne of Americas most famous (and elusive) novelists, Lee won a Pulitzer for To Kill a Mockingbird then published nothing else for decades. The surprise 2015 release of a second novel, Go Set a Watchman, set off a global buzz of controversy.HARPER LEE1926-2016AuthorCopies sold per yearProportion of American schools in which the novel is readRank of the novel as America's most influential book, behind the Bible21,000,0003/4To Kill aMockingbirdby the NumbersDillScout andJems friendTom RobinsonAfrican American manaccused of rapeMayella EwellWhite woman whoaccuses Tom of rapeBoo RadleyThe Finchs mysterious, reclusive neighborAtticus FinchScouts father, a lawyerScout FinchProtagonistJem FinchScouts brotherMain Charactersthink there's just one kind of folks. Folks.Scout, Chapter 23THEMESScout grows up knowing she doesn’t have to conform. But she learns that breaking from gender expectations requires leaving the innocence of childhood behind—and more than a little bravery.Naturally curious, Scout craves learning. But more than anything else, her experience at school brings hard lessons about social class in Maycomb and what it means to feel empathy for those who are marginalized.Tom Robinsons case, which centers on a false accusation of rape, forces Scout to confront the bleak face of racism in her community and the painful realization that prejudice can overshadow truth.Set in 1930s Alabama, To Kill a Mockingbird tells the story of Scout Finch, a spirited young tomboy, and her father Atticus. The novel is both a coming-of-age tale and an insightful social commentary: When her small Alabama town of Maycomb is roiled by the trial of an African American man, Scout confronts difficult questions of gender, class, and prejudice.A Girl, a Town,and a Journey to UnderstandingThe Finch HomeCURIOSITYEMPATHYPREJUDICETRUTHINNOCENCEBRAVERYGenderClassRaceSchoolhouseCourthouseHarper Lee1960EnglishNovel AuthorYear PublishedOriginal LanguageTo Kill aMockingbirdFictionCalpurniaFamily cook, mother figure to Scout and Jem

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