AT A GLANCE

Written by: Harper Lee

Type of Work: novel

Genre: bildungsroman; Civil Rights Movement

Main Characters: Scout; Atticus Finch; Jem; Tom Robinson

First Published: 1960 by J. B. Lippincott

Setting: 1930s; Maycomb, Alabama

The three most important aspects of To Kill a Mockingbird:

  • The title refers to the local belief that...
  • The events of the novel take place when the narrator is...
  • The novel is unusual because it is both an examination of racism and...

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How does Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird show two sides?

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