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The best way to study, teach, and learn about books. To
Kill a Mockingbird
BABACKCKGRGROUND OUND INFO INFO
written by an American Southerner: Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Both novels have a
trouble-making child as their protagonist and narrator, and both novels chart the growth of
AUTHOR BIO
Full Name:…

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Scout
PLPLOT OT
OVERVIEW VERVIEW Antagonist: Bob Ewell Point of View: First person; Scout is looking back
at the events of the novel from some unspecified future time.
In the town of Maycomb, Alabama, in the middle of the Great Depression, six-year-old Scout
Finch lives with her older brother Jem,…

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The best way to study, teach, and learn about books.
the school year come when Scout and Jem occasionally find
it. When she gets home, Scout falls
asleep as Atticus reads to presents stuffed into a knothole of a tree next to the Radley's
her at Jem's bedside. fence.
Summer…

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innocent and intolerant of anything new or different. Scout's innocence falls away in part
because she is growing up and in part from the trial of Tom Robinson: she discovers how cruel
and violent people can be. But she also learns, through Atticus's careful teaching, that the
necessary response to…

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The best way to study, teach, and learn about books.
restrictions, but as she grows she comes to recognize and
Mrs. GrMrs. Grace ace
Merriweather Merriweather ­ A member of Aunt Alexandra's respect Calpurnia for her strength,
intelligence, and kindness.
social circle in Maycomb. Charles
Charles Bak Baker er Harris…

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Ewell Ewell ­ Mayella's father and the patriarch of the poor, vicious Ewell clan who live in an old
cabin near the town dump. Ewell is thoroughly awful, a man who buys alcohol while letting his
children go hungry.
In LitCharts each theme gets its own color and number. Our…

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Finch's
condemning people for doing things
that she thinks are cruel, neighbors.

THEMES THEMES

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The best way to study, teach, and learn about books.
or unfair, or just plain weird, she should first try "standing in
thinking, sympathy, and mutual
understanding across racial and their skin."
socioeconomic boundaries.
2 PREJUDICE
4 COURAGE Atticus's belief in
treating and respecting everyone as an
Many people, including…

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LIFE Grace Merriweather; in Aunt Alexandra's and many other character's belief in the
importance of social class; in the gender stereotypes that people try to force on Scout; and even
in the way the town views Boo Radley as a monster because he acts differently from everyone
else.
©2015 LitCharts…

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that possessing its own special dignity.
Like every kid growing up, Scout attends school for the first time. But rather than contribute to
her education, Scout's school is depicted as rigid to the point of idiocy, with teachers who
criticize students who got on early start on reading and hate…

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Page 1

Preview of page 1
The best way to study, teach, and learn about books. To
Kill a Mockingbird
BABACKCKGRGROUND OUND INFO INFO
written by an American Southerner: Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Both novels have a
trouble-making child as their protagonist and narrator, and both novels chart the growth of
AUTHOR BIO
Full Name:…

Page 2

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Scout
PLPLOT OT
OVERVIEW VERVIEW Antagonist: Bob Ewell Point of View: First person; Scout is looking back
at the events of the novel from some unspecified future time.
In the town of Maycomb, Alabama, in the middle of the Great Depression, six-year-old Scout
Finch lives with her older brother Jem,…

Page 3

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The best way to study, teach, and learn about books.
the school year come when Scout and Jem occasionally find
it. When she gets home, Scout falls
asleep as Atticus reads to presents stuffed into a knothole of a tree next to the Radley's
her at Jem's bedside. fence.
Summer…

Page 4

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innocent and intolerant of anything new or different. Scout's innocence falls away in part
because she is growing up and in part from the trial of Tom Robinson: she discovers how cruel
and violent people can be. But she also learns, through Atticus's careful teaching, that the
necessary response to…

Page 5

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The best way to study, teach, and learn about books.
restrictions, but as she grows she comes to recognize and
Mrs. GrMrs. Grace ace
Merriweather Merriweather ­ A member of Aunt Alexandra's respect Calpurnia for her strength,
intelligence, and kindness.
social circle in Maycomb. Charles
Charles Bak Baker er Harris…

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Ewell Ewell ­ Mayella's father and the patriarch of the poor, vicious Ewell clan who live in an old
cabin near the town dump. Ewell is thoroughly awful, a man who buys alcohol while letting his
children go hungry.
In LitCharts each theme gets its own color and number. Our…

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Finch's
condemning people for doing things
that she thinks are cruel, neighbors.

THEMES THEMES

Page 8

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The best way to study, teach, and learn about books.
or unfair, or just plain weird, she should first try "standing in
thinking, sympathy, and mutual
understanding across racial and their skin."
socioeconomic boundaries.
2 PREJUDICE
4 COURAGE Atticus's belief in
treating and respecting everyone as an
Many people, including…

Page 9

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LIFE Grace Merriweather; in Aunt Alexandra's and many other character's belief in the
importance of social class; in the gender stereotypes that people try to force on Scout; and even
in the way the town views Boo Radley as a monster because he acts differently from everyone
else.
©2015 LitCharts…

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that possessing its own special dignity.
Like every kid growing up, Scout attends school for the first time. But rather than contribute to
her education, Scout's school is depicted as rigid to the point of idiocy, with teachers who
criticize students who got on early start on reading and hate…

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