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by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird is a book written by Harper Lee. The To Kill a Mockingbird study guide contains a biography of Harper Lee, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

To Kill a Mockingbird takes place in Alabama during the Depression, and is narrated by the main character, a little girl named Jean Louise "Scout" Finch. Her father, Atticus Finch, is a lawyer with high moral standards. Scout, her brother Jem, and their friend Dill are intrigued by the local rumors about a man named Boo Radley, who lives in their neighborhood but never leaves his house. Legend has it that he once stabbed his father in the leg with a pair of scissors, and he is made out to be a kind of monster. Dill is from Mississippi but spends his summer in Maycomb at a house near the Finch's.

The children are curious to know more about Boo, and during one summer create a mini-drama they enact daily, which tells the events of his life as…

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Posted By mariah p #379528 at Jul 24, 2014 5:10 PM

Who is the most sympathetic character in to kill a mockingbird?

I need to know who is the most sympathetic character, and at least 3 text quotes to back it up, please??

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Posted By tom j #9304 at Nov 16, 2005 7:46 PM

Who really killed Bob Ewell?

We are led to believe by the popular consensus that Boo killed Ewell, but take into consideration that maybe it was the sheriff for the good of Maycomb?
Just a theory.

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Posted By woonk w #379476 at Jul 23, 2014 11:54 PM