Kill A Mockingbird : The Literature Community As One Of The Most

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To Kill a Mockingbird is consider by the literature community as one of the most prominent novels ever written. The novel gets its credit for being so vastly recognized, because it takes place during a time when racism was tremendously disturbing. Not only was it extremely difficult for the novel to be written, because of the heavy backlash from the South where the story takes place. Since it was going to be published in the year 1960 Harper Lee the author of the novel and her publishers thought the To kill a Mockingbird would not sell many copies. Lee also thought that reviewers would quickly dismantle the book but she was wrong.
The first part of the Analysis will be dealing with one of the main characters in To Kill a
Mockingbird. Which is Atticus Finch a lawyer, who decides to defend Tom Robinson a black
Man. They both are males so their Gender is opposite when it compares to race. White men are considered the heads of society the “rulers” but being black changes that. The crime that Tom is charged with, is raping a white woman. Of course the entire white community is in outrage for what Tom is accused of. But Atticus with his unrelenting courage decides to, defend him even though the community is very angry at him. The literary analysis of Gender in To Kill a Mockingbird in dealing with race is one of main highlights of the novel. Since Tom Robinson is a black male his life during the 1930s
Which the story takes place is very challenging. It doesn’t help…

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